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Best Available Therapy Versus Autologous Hematopoetic Stem Cell Transplant for Multiple Sclerosis (BEAT-MS) (BEAT-MS)

This is a multi-center prospective rater-masked (blinded) randomized controlled trial of 156 participants, comparing the treatment strategy of Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (AHSCT) to the treatment strategy of Best Available Therapy (BAT) for treatment-resistant relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS). Participants will be randomized at a 1 to 1 (1:1) ratio. All participants will be followed for 72 months after randomization (Day 0, Visit 0).

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Benjamin Greenberg
105091
All
18 Years to 55 Years old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT04047628
STU-2020-0855
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Age 18 to 55 years, inclusive, at the time of the screening Visit -2.
• Diagnosis of MS according to the 2017 McDonald Criteria139.
• EDSS ≤ 6.0 at the time of randomization (Day 0).
• T2 abnormalities on brain MRI that fulfill the 2017 McDonald MRI criteria for dissemination in space139. A detailed MRI report or MRI images must be available for review by the site neurology investigator.
• Highly active treatment-resistant relapsing MS, defined as ≥ 2 episodes of disease activity in the 36 months prior to the screening visit (Visit -2). The two disease activity episodes will be a clinical MS relapse or MRI evidence of MS disease activity and must meet all the criteria described below:
• At least one episode of disease activity must occur following ≥ 1 month of treatment with one of the following: (i) an oral DMT approved by the FDA for the treatment of relapsing MS, or (ii) a monoclonal antibody approved by the FDA for the treatment of relapsing MS, or (iii) rituximab. Qualifying DMTs include: dimethyl fumarate, diroximel fumarate, monomethyl fumarate, teriflunomide, cladribine, daclizumab, ponesimod, siponimod, ozanimod, fingolimod, rituximab, ocrelizumab, natalizumab, alemtuzumab, ublituximab, and ofatumumab, and
• At least one episode of disease activity must have occurred within the 12 months prior to the screening visit (Visit -2), and
• At least one episode of disease activity must be a clinical MS relapse (see item c.i. below). The other episode(s) must occur at least one month before or after the onset of the clinical MS relapse, and must be either another clinical MS relapse or MRI evidence of disease activity (see item c.ii. below): i. Clinical MS relapse must be confirmed by a neurologist's assessment and documented contemporaneously in the medical record. If the clinical MS relapse is not documented in the medical record, it must be approved by the study adjudication committee (see Section 3.5), and ii. MRI evidence of disease activity must include ≥ 1 unique active lesion on one or more brain or spinal cord MRIs. Detailed MRI reports or MRI images must be available for review by the site neurology investigator. A unique active lesion is defined as either of the following:
• A gadolinium-enhancing lesion, or 2. A new non-enhancing T2 lesion compared to a reference scan obtained not more than 36 months prior to the screening visit (Visit -2).
• Candidacy for treatment with at least one of the following high efficacy BAT DMTs: cladribine, natalizumab, alemtuzumab, ocrelizumab, ofatumumab, ublituximab and rituximab. Candidacy for treatment for each BAT DMT is defined as meeting all of the following:
• No prior disease activity episode, as defined in Inclusion Criterion #5, with the candidate BAT DMT, and
• No contraindication to the candidate BAT DMT, and
• No treatment with the candidate BAT DMT in the 12 months prior to screening.
• Completion of COVID-19 vaccination series, according to the current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations, ≥ 14 days prior to randomization (Day 0).
• Positive for VZV antibodies, or completion of at least one dose of the varicella zoster glycoprotein E (gE) Shingrix vaccine at least 4 weeks prior to randomization (Day 0).
• Insurance approval for MS treatment with at least one candidate BAT DMT (see Inclusion Criterion #6).
• Ability to comply with study procedures and provide informed consent, in the opinion of the investigator.
• Females of childbearing potential (defined in Section 5.4.3.1) and males with female partners of childbearing potential are required to adhere to the contraception provisions of Section 5.4.3.1.
• For participants who use medicinal or recreational marijuana, willingness to substitute MARINOL® if randomized to AHSCT (Section 5.4.2.6).
Exclusion Criteria:

• Diagnosis of primary progressive MS according to the 2017 McDonald criteria.
• History of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder or MOG antibody disease.
• Prior treatment with an investigational agent within 3 months or 5 half-lives, whichever is longer. Agents authorized by the FDA for prevention or treatment of COVID-19 are not considered investigational.
• Either of the following within one month prior to randomization (Day 0):
• Onset of acute MS relapse, or
• Treatment with intravenous methylprednisolone 1000 mg/day for 3 days or equivalent.
• Initiation of any BAT DMT (see Section 5.2.1) between Visit -2 and randomization (Day 0).
• Brain MRI or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) examination indicating a diagnosis of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML).
• History of cytopenia consistent with the diagnosis of myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS).
• Presence of unexplained cytopenia, polycythemia, thrombocythemia or leukocytosis.
• History of sickle cell anemia or other hemoglobinopathy.
• Evidence of past or current hepatitis B or hepatitis C infection, including treated hepatitis B or hepatitis C. Hepatitis B surface antibody following hepatitis B immunization is not considered to be evidence of past infection.
• Presence or history of mild to severe cirrhosis.
• Hepatic disease with the presence of either of the following:
• Total bilirubin ≥ 1.5 times the upper limit of normal (ULN) or total bilirubin ≥
• 0 times the ULN in the presence of Gilbert's syndrome, or
• Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT) or Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) ≥ 2.0 times the ULN.
• Positive COVID-19 PCR test, or alternative nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) per institutional standards, within 14 days prior to randomization (Day 0).
• Evidence of HIV infection.
• Positive QuantiFERON - TB Gold,TB Gold Plus, or T-SPOT®.TB test results. PPD tuberculin test may be substituted for QuantiFERON - TB Gold, TB Gold Plus, or T-SPOT®.TB test.
• Active viral, bacterial, endoparasitic, or opportunistic infections.
• Active invasive fungal infection.
• Hospitalization for treatment of infections or parenteral (IV or IM) antibacterials, antivirals, antifungals, or antiparasitic agents within the 30 days prior to randomization (Day 0) unless clearance is obtained from an Infectious Disease specialist.
• Receipt of live or live-attenuated vaccines within 6 weeks of randomization (Day 0).
• Presence or history of clinically significant cardiac disease including: a. Arrhythmia requiring treatment with any antiarrhythmia therapy, with the exception of low dose beta blocker for intermittent premature ventricular contractions. b. Coronary artery disease with a documented diagnosis of either: i. Chronic exertional angina, or ii. Signs or symptoms of congestive heart failure. c. Evidence of heart valve disease, including any of the following: i. Moderate to severe valve stenosis or insufficiency, or ii. Symptomatic mitral valve prolapse, or iii. Presence of prosthetic mitral or aortic valve.
• Left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) < 50%.
• Impaired renal function defined as eGFR < 60 mL/min/1.73 m2, according to the CKD-EPI formula144.
• Forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1) < 70% predicted (no bronchodilator).
• Diffusing capacity of the lungs for carbon monoxide (DLCO) (corrected for Hgb) < 70% predicted.
• Poorly controlled diabetes mellitus, defined as HbA1c > 8%.
• History of malignancy, except adequately treated localized basal cell or squamous skin cancer, or carcinoma in situ of the cervix. Malignancies for which the participant is judged to be cured will be considered on an individual basis by the study adjudication committee (see Section 3.5).
• Presence or history of any moderate to severe rheumatologic autoimmune disease requiring treatment, including but not limited to the following: systemic lupus erythematous, systemic sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, Sjogren's syndrome, polymyositis, dermatomyositis, mixed connective tissue disease, polymyalgia rheumatica, polychondritis, sarcoidosis, vasculitis syndromes, or unspecified collagen vascular disease.
• Presence of active peptic ulcer disease, defined as endoscopic or radiologic diagnosis of gastric or duodenal ulcer.
• Prior history of AHSCT.
• Prior history of solid organ transplantation.
• Positive pregnancy test or breastfeeding.
• Failure to willingly accept or comprehend irreversible sterility as a side effect of therapy.
• Psychiatric illness, mental deficiency, or cognitive dysfunction severe enough to interfere with compliance or informed consent.
• History of hypersensitivity to rabbit or Escherichia coli-derived proteins.
• Any metallic material or electronic device in the body, or other condition that precludes the participant from undergoing MRI with gadolinium administration, as determined by the site radiologist.
• Presence or history of ischemic cerebrovascular disorders, including but not limited to transient ischemic attack, subarachnoid hemorrhage, cerebral thrombosis, cerebral embolism, or cerebral hemorrhage.
• Presence or history of other neurological disorders, including but not limited to CNS or spinal cord tumor; metabolic or infectious cause of myelopathy; genetically-inherited progressive CNS disorder; CNS sarcoidosis; or systemic autoimmune disorders potentially causing progressive neurologic disease or affecting ability to perform the study assessments.
• Presence of any medical comorbidity that the investigator determines will significantly increase the risk of treatment mortality.
• Presence of any other concomitant medical condition that the investigator deems incompatible with trial participation.
Procedure: Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, Biological: Best Available Therapy (BAT)
Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis, Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis, Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
Treatment-Resistant Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (AHSCT), Autologous Peripheral Blood Stem Cells (PBMCs) Graft, Best Available Therapy (BAT), Disease-Modifying Therapy (DMT), BAT DMT
UT Southwestern
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67Cu-SARTATE™ Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy Administered to Pediatric Patients With High-Risk, Relapsed, Refractory Neuroblastoma

The aim of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of 67Cu-SARTATE in pediatric patients with high-risk neuroblastoma.

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Tanya Watt
128737
All
Not specified
Phase 1/Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT04023331
STU-2020-1005
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Participant is able and willing to provide informed consent (≥18 years), or informed consent is obtained by the parent or legal guardian for minor participants, with the minor providing age appropriate assent, according to local law and regulations;
• Life expectancy ≥ 12 weeks;
• Known high-risk neuroblastoma OR previously intermediate-risk neuroblastoma that has relapsed or progressed to high-risk, with failure to achieve complete response with standard therapy (defined as at least 4 cycles of aggressive multi-drug induction chemotherapy with or without radiation and surgery, or according to a standard high-risk treatment/neuroblastoma protocol), OR who are medically ineligible to receive standard treatment OR who are intolerant to standard treatment;
• Adequate recovery from acute toxic effects of any prior therapy, as deemed by the Investigator or treating Sub-Investigator;
• Adequate liver function as defined by the following laboratory values obtained within 28 days prior to administration of 64Cu-SARTATE: Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and alanine aminotransferase (ALT) < 3.0 x upper limit of normal (ULN);
• Adequate renal function;
• Adequate laboratory parameters: Absolute neutrophil count > 1.0 x 10 9/L; Platelet count > 50 x 10 9/L; Total bilirubin <1.5 x ULN;
• Karnofsky or Lansky performance status ≥50;
• All participants must have a hematopoietic stem cell product available (minimum CD34+ cell dose is ≥2 x 10 6 cells/kg);
• Sexually active participants of reproductive potential must practice an effective method of birth control while participating on this study, to avoid possible damage to the fetus. Abstinence is considered acceptable;
• 64Cu-SARTATE uptake on the 4 hour scan (SUVmax) of any lesion equal to or higher than that of the liver in order to move on to the therapy phase of the study.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Participants with disease of any major organ system that would compromise their ability to tolerate therapy, as deemed by the Investigator or treating Sub-Investigator;
• Any other active malignancy, or a history of prior malignancy within the past 3 years;
• History of cardiac failure as evidenced by: dyspnea at rest, exercise intolerance, oxygen requirement, clinically significant cardiac dysfunction;
• Planned administration of chemotherapy, anti-cancer cytokine therapy, immunotherapy or radiotherapy within 2 weeks prior to the administration of 64Cu-SARTATE;
• Administration of therapeutic dose of 131I-MIBG within 8 weeks prior to the administration of 64Cu-SARTATE;
• External beam radiation therapy (EBRT) to both kidneys or a single functioning kidney within 12 months prior to the administration of 64Cu-SARTATE;
• Administration of any investigational agents within 21 days prior to administration of 64Cu-SARTATE;
• Treatment with long acting somatostatin analogues (administered within 28 days prior to the administration of 64Cu-SARTATE), or short acting somatostatin analogues (administered within 24 hours prior to the administration of 64Cu-SARTATE);
• Known sensitivity or allergy to somatostatin analogues;
• Previous peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT);
• Female participants who are pregnant or lactating;
• Participants who are on hemodialysis;
• QTc interval ≥ 0.45 seconds as measured by Screening ECG;
• Participants with uncontrolled infection(s);
• Any medical condition which the Investigator feels may interfere with the procedures or evaluations of the study;
• Participants 12 months and younger will be excluded from cohorts where the planned single or cumulative administered activity is modelled to deliver a radiation dose to the marrow that exceeds 2 Gy.
Drug: 67Cu-SARTATE, Drug: 64Cu-SARTATE
Neuroblastoma, Refractory Neuroblastoma, Relapsed Neuroblastoma, Brain and Nervous System
Children’s Health
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Study to Compare the Efficacy and Safety of NT 201 (Botulinum Toxin) With Placebo for the Treatment of Lower Limb Spasticity Caused by Stroke or Traumatic Brain Injury (PATTERN)

The purpose of this study is to determine whether a single treatment with administration of 400 Units NT 201 (botulinum toxin) is superior to placebo (no medicine) for the treatment of lower limb spasticity caused by stroke or traumatic brain injury (Main Period). Participants will be assigned to the treatment groups by chance and neither the participants nor the research staff who interact with them will know the allocation. The following 4 to 5 treatment cycles will investigate the safety and tolerability of treatment with NT 201 (botulinum toxin) when administered in doses between 400 and 800 Units (Open Label Extension Period). All participants will receive the treatment and the dose will depend on whether only lower limb spasticity or combined upper and lower limb spasticity are treated.

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Fatma Gul
12837
All
18 Years to 85 Years old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03992404
STU-2019-0894
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Female or male subject ≥ 18 years and ≤ 85 years at screening
• Diagnosis of lower limb spasticity with or without upper limb spasticity of the same body side caused by stroke or traumatic brain injury
• Disabling ankle flexor spasticity presenting as pes equinus or pes equinovarus
• Modified Ashworth Scale-Bohannon [MAS] score of 2 or 3 points in the ankle plantar flexor of the target lower limb (supine position, knee extended)
• Minimum passive range of motion in ankle of the target lower limb (supine position, knee extended): 10°dorsiflexion and 20°plantarflexion
• At least 4 months since last botulinum neurotoxin [BoNT] injection for treatment of spasticity or any other condition
• For subjects receiving anticoagulation therapy, the investigator confirms and documents that the subject has an:
• Activated partial thromboplastin time [aPTT] ≤ 80 seconds (subjects on dabigatran or other direct thrombin inhibitors) or
• International normalized ratio [INR] value of ≤ 2.5 (subjects on coumarins or other anticoagulants monitored by INR)
Exclusion Criteria:

• Generalized disorders of muscle activity (e.g. myasthenia gravis, Lambert Eaton syndrome, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) or any other significant peripheral neuromuscular dysfunction which might interfere with the study
• Bilateral lower limb paresis/paralysis/spasticity or tetraparesis/paralysis/spasticity
• Body weight < 50 kg
• Severe atrophy of the target limb muscles
• Previous, ongoing or planned treatments of spasticity with intrathecal baclofen
• Previous, ongoing, or planned treatments of spasticity in the target lower limb with any of the following procedures: Surgical Intervention; Alcohol or phenol block; Muscle afferent block
• Physiotherapy or use of orthoses or splints at the target limb initiated less than 4 weeks before screening or expected to change during the double blind phase of the study
• Current or planned treatment with parenterally administered drugs that interfere with neuromuscular transmission (e.g. intrathecal baclofen, tubocurarine type muscle relaxants used in anesthesia), or local anesthetics in the treated region within 2 weeks prior to screening
• Infection or inflammation at the injection sites
• Subjects with presence or history of aspiration pneumonia, recurrent lower respiratory tract infections, or compromised respiratory function as per investigator's clinical judgment
• Pregnancy (as verified by a positive pregnancy test) or breast feeding
Drug: NT 201, Drug: Placebo
Brain and Nervous System, Other, Lower Limb or Combined Lower Limb and Upper Limb Spasticity Due to Stroke or Traumatic Brain Injury
UT Southwestern; Parkland Health & Hospital System
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A Trial to Evaluate Multiple Regimens in Newly Diagnosed and Recurrent Glioblastoma (GBM AGILE)

Glioblastoma (GBM) adaptive, global, innovative learning environment (GBM AGILE) is an international, seamless Phase II/III response adaptive randomization platform trial designed to evaluate multiple therapies in newly diagnosed (ND) and recurrent GBM.

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Michael Youssef
200728
All
18 Years and over
Phase 2/Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03970447
STU-2019-1281
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Newly Diagnosed
Inclusion Criteria:

• Age ≥ 18 years.
• Histologically confirmed Grade IV GBM, inclusive of gliosarcoma (WHO criteria; IDH wild-type by immunohistochemistry [IHC] or sequencing for IDH) established following either a surgical resection or biopsy. An MRI scan with the required imaging sequences performed within 21 days prior to randomization preferably. The post-operative MRI scan performed within 96 hours of surgery or the MRI scan performed for radiation therapy planning may serve as the MRI scan performed during screening if all required imaging sequences were obtained.
• Karnofsky performance status ≥ 60% performed within a 14-day window prior to randomization.
• Availability of tumor tissue representative of GBM from definitive surgery or biopsy. Recurrent
Inclusion Criteria:

• Age ≥ 18 years.
• Histologically confirmed Grade IV GBM, inclusive of gliosarcoma (WHO criteria; IDH wild-type by immunohistochemistry [IHC] or sequencing for IDH) at first or second recurrence after initial standard, control or experimental therapy that includes at a minimum radiation therapy (RT).
• Evidence of recurrent disease demonstrated by disease progression using slightly modified Response Assessment in Neuro-Oncology (RANO) criteria.
• Two scans to confirm progression are required: at least 1 scan at the time of progression and 1 scan prior to the time of progression.
• Karnofsky performance status ≥ 70% performed within a 14-day window prior to randomization.
• Availability of tumor tissue representative of GBM from initial definitive surgery and/or, recurrent surgery, if performed. Newly Diagnosed
Exclusion Criteria:

• Received any prior treatment for glioma including: a. Prior prolifeprospan 20 with carmustine wafer. b. Prior intracerebral, intratumoral, or cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) agent. c. Prior radiation treatment for GBM or lower-grade glioma. d. Prior chemotherapy or immunotherapy for GBM or lower-grade glioma. Receiving additional, concurrent, active therapy for GBM outside of the trial.
• Extensive leptomeningeal disease.
• QTc > 450 msec if male and QTc > 470 msec if female.
• History of another malignancy in the previous 2 years, with a disease-free interval of < 2 years. Patients with prior history of in situ cancer or basal or squamous cell skin cancer are eligible. Recurrent
Exclusion Criteria:

• Early disease progression prior to 3 months (12 weeks) from the completion of RT.
• More than 2 prior lines for chemotherapy administration. (NOTE: In the 1st line adjuvant setting, combination of temozolomide (TMZ) with an experimental agent, is considered one line of chemotherapy.)
• Received any prior treatment with lomustine, agents part of any of the experimental arms, and bevacizumab or other vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) or VEGF receptor-mediated targeted agent.
• Any prior treatment with prolifeprospan 20 with carmustine wafer.
• Any prior treatment with an intracerebral agent.
• Receiving additional, concurrent, active therapy for GBM outside of the trial
• Extensive leptomeningeal disease.
• QTc > 450 msec if male and QTc > 470 msec if female.
• History of another malignancy in the previous 2 years, with a disease-free interval of < 2 years. Patients with prior history of in situ cancer or basal or squamous cell skin cancer are eligible.
Drug: Temozolomide, Drug: Lomustine, Drug: Regorafenib, Radiation: Radiation, Drug: Paxalisib, Drug: VAL-083, Drug: VT1021, Drug: Troriluzole, Biological: ADI-PEG 20
Glioblastoma, Brain and Nervous System
Glioblastoma, Newly diagnosed, recurrent, O6-methylguanine-DNA-methyltransferase (MGMT) methylated, MGMT unmethylated, isocitrate dehydrogenase (IDH) wild-type, Bayesian, adaptive randomization, Master Protocol, Platform Trial, Phase 2, Phase 3
UT Southwestern
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Inotuzumab Ozogamicin and Post-Induction Chemotherapy in Treating Patients With High-Risk B-ALL, Mixed Phenotype Acute Leukemia, and B-LLy

This phase III trial studies whether inotuzumab ozogamicin added to post-induction chemotherapy for patients with High-Risk B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (B-ALL) improves outcomes. This trial also studies the outcomes of patients with mixed phenotype acute leukemia (MPAL), and B-lymphoblastic lymphoma (B-LLy) when treated with ALL therapy without inotuzumab ozogamicin. Inotuzumab ozogamicin is a monoclonal antibody, called inotuzumab, linked to a type of chemotherapy called calicheamicin. Inotuzumab attaches to cancer cells in a targeted way and delivers calicheamicin to kill them. Other drugs used in the chemotherapy regimen, such as cyclophosphamide, cytarabine, dexamethasone, doxorubicin, daunorubicin, methotrexate, leucovorin, mercaptopurine, prednisone, thioguanine, vincristine, and pegaspargase or calaspargase pegol work in different ways to stop the growth of cancer cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. This trial will also study the outcomes of patients with mixed phenotype acute leukemia (MPAL) and disseminated B lymphoblastic lymphoma (B-LLy) when treated with high-risk ALL chemotherapy. The overall goal of this study is to understand if adding inotuzumab ozogamicin to standard of care chemotherapy maintains or improves outcomes in High Risk B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (HR B-ALL). The first part of the study includes the first two phases of therapy: Induction and Consolidation. This part will collect information on the leukemia, as well as the effects of the initial treatment, to classify patients into post-consolidation treatment groups. On the second part of this study, patients with HR B-ALL will receive the remainder of the chemotherapy cycles (interim maintenance I, delayed intensification, interim maintenance II, maintenance), with some patients randomized to receive inotuzumab. The patients that receive inotuzumab will not receive part of delayed intensification. Other aims of this study include investigating whether treating both males and females with the same duration of chemotherapy maintains outcomes for males who have previously been treated for an additional year compared to girls, as well as to evaluate the best ways to help patients adhere to oral chemotherapy regimens. Finally, this study will be the first to track the outcomes of subjects with disseminated B-cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia (B-LLy) or Mixed Phenotype Acute Leukemia (MPAL) when treated with B-ALL chemotherapy.

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Tamra Slone
67555
All
1 Year to 25 Years old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03959085
STU-2019-1574
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Inclusion Criteria:

• B-ALL and MPAL patients must be enrolled on APEC14B1 and consented to eligibility studies (Part A) prior to treatment and enrollment on AALL1732. Note that central confirmation of MPAL diagnosis must occur within 22 days of enrollment for suspected MPAL patients. If not performed within this time frame, patients will be taken off protocol.
• APEC14B1 is not a requirement for B-LLy patients but for institutional compliance every patient should be offered participation in APEC14B1. B-LLy patients may directly enroll on AALL1732.
• Patients must be > 365 days and < 25 years of age
• White blood cell count (WBC) criteria for patients with B-ALL (within 7 days prior to the start of protocol-directed systemic therapy):
• Age 1-9.99 years: WBC >= 50,000/uL
• Age 10-24.99 years: Any WBC
• Age 1-9.99 years: WBC < 50,000/uL with:
• Testicular leukemia
• CNS leukemia (CNS3)
• Steroid pretreatment.
• White blood cell count (WBC) criteria for patients with MPAL (within 7 days prior to the start of protocol-directed systemic therapy):
• Age 1-24.99 years: any WBC NOTE: Patients enrolled as suspected MPAL but found on central confirmatory testing to have B-ALL must meet the B-ALL criteria above (age, WBC, extramedullary disease, steroid pretreatment) to switch to the B-ALL stratum before the end of induction.
• Patient has newly diagnosed B-ALL or MPAL (by World Health Organization [WHO] 2016 criteria) with >= 25% blasts on a bone marrow (BM) aspirate;
• OR If a BM aspirate is not obtained or is not diagnostic of acute leukemia, the diagnosis can be established by a pathologic diagnosis of acute leukemia on a BM biopsy;
• OR A complete blood count (CBC) documenting the presence of at least 1,000/uL circulating leukemic cells if a bone marrow aspirate or biopsy cannot be performed.
• Patient has newly diagnosed B-LLy Murphy stages III or IV.
• Patient has newly diagnosed B-LLy Murphy stages I or II with steroid pretreatment.
• Note: For B-LLy patients with tissue available for flow cytometry, the criterion for diagnosis should be analogous to B-ALL. For tissue processed by other means (i.e., paraffin blocks), the methodology and criteria for immunophenotypic analysis to establish the diagnosis of B-LLy defined by the submitting institution will be accepted.
• Central nervous system (CNS) status must be determined prior to enrollment based on a sample obtained prior to administration of any systemic or intrathecal chemotherapy, except for steroid pretreatment and cytoreduction. It is recommended that intrathecal cytarabine be administered at the time of the diagnostic lumbar puncture. This is usually done at the time of the diagnostic bone marrow or venous line placement to avoid a second lumbar puncture. This is allowed prior to enrollment. Systemic chemotherapy must begin within 72 hours of this intrathecal therapy.
• All patients and/or their parents or legal guardians must sign a written informed consent.
• All institutional, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and NCI requirements for human studies must be met.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Patients with Down syndrome are not eligible (patients with Down syndrome and B-ALL are eligible for AALL1731, regardless of NCI risk group).
• With the exception of steroid pretreatment and steroid cytoreduction or the administration of intrathecal cytarabine, patients must not have received any prior cytotoxic chemotherapy for the current diagnosis of B-ALL, MPAL, or B-LLy or for any cancer diagnosed prior to initiation of protocol therapy on AALL1732.
• Patients who have received > 72 hours of hydroxyurea within one week prior to start of systemic protocol therapy.
• Patients with B-ALL or MPAL who do not have sufficient diagnostic bone marrow submitted for APEC14B1 testing and who do not have a peripheral blood sample submitted containing > 1,000/uL circulating leukemia cells.
• Patients with acute undifferentiated leukemia (AUL) are not eligible.
• For Murphy stage III/IV B-LLy patients, or stage I/II patients with steroid pretreatment, the following additional exclusion criteria apply:
• T-lymphoblastic lymphoma.
• Morphologically unclassifiable lymphoma.
• Absence of both B-cell and T-cell phenotype markers in a case submitted as lymphoblastic lymphoma.
• Patients with known Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
• Patients with known MYC translocation associated with mature (Burkitt) B-cell ALL, regardless of blast immunophenotype.
• Patients requiring radiation at diagnosis.
• Female patients who are pregnant, since fetal toxicities and teratogenic effects have been noted for several of the study drugs. A pregnancy test is required for female patients of childbearing potential.
• Lactating women who plan to breastfeed their infants while on study and for 2 months after the last dose of inotuzumab ozogamicin.
• Sexually active patients of reproductive potential who have not agreed to use an effective contraceptive method for the duration of study participation. For those patients randomized to inotuzumab ozogamicin, there is a minimum of 8 months after the last dose of inotuzumab ozogamicin for females and 5 months after the last dose of inotuzumab ozogamicin for males.
Procedure: Biospecimen Collection, Procedure: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Procedure: Bone Marrow Biopsy, Procedure: Bone Scan, Drug: Calaspargase Pegol, Procedure: Computed Tomography, Drug: Cyclophosphamide, Drug: Cytarabine, Drug: Daunorubicin Hydrochloride, Drug: Dexamethasone, Drug: Doxorubicin Hydrochloride, Biological: Inotuzumab Ozogamicin, Drug: Leucovorin Calcium, Procedure: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Drug: Mercaptopurine, Drug: Methotrexate, Drug: Pegaspargase, Procedure: Positron Emission Tomography, Drug: Prednisolone, Other: Questionnaire Administration, Radiation: Radiation Therapy, Radiation: Radiation Therapy, Drug: Thioguanine, Drug: Vincristine Sulfate
B Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Central Nervous System Leukemia, Testicular Leukemia, Mixed Phenotype Acute Leukemia, B Lymphoblastic Lymphoma, Leukemia, Other
Children’s Health
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Exploring the Modulatory Role of Sex Hormones Along the Neuromechanical Axis in Females (EMRSHN)

The goal of this project is to test our central hypothesis that changes in sex hormone concentration result in changes to the basic elements of motor control - at multiple levels, from the musculotendinous unit to motor control circuitry. Under Aim 1 the investigator will determine the influence of sex hormone fluctuations on the muscle stretch reflex during active and passive states, and the time lag between hormone concentration changes and the reflex response. The investigator will use a technically simple assessment that could be implemented in the field. Under Aim 2 the investigator will determine the influence of sex hormone fluctuations on spinal motor neuron excitability using H-reflex as a probe and the simultaneous change in the muscle mechanics using muscle twitch response. Aims 1 & 2 will include a focus on the differential role of oral contraceptives. In Aim 3 the investigator will use paired-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation during active contraction to determine the influence of sex hormone fluctuation.

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Yasin Dhaher
175158
All
18 Years to 39 Years old
N/A
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NCT03947684
STU-2018-0192
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• Females: ages 18-39 years, who are eumenorrheic (regular monthly cycles of 24-35 days) or on a stable hormonal contraceptive regimen for 6 months (oral, transdermal or vaginal), no history of pregnancy, moderately active (less than 7 hours of vigorous physical activity per week)
• Males: Ages 18-39
Exclusion Criteria:

• History of musculoskeletal or orthopedic injury of the spine, hip, knee, ankle or foot, history of neurological injury of the peripheral or central nervous system, current smoker, history of disordered eating, history of stress fracture in the lower limb, history of a connective tissue disorder (Marfan's syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos disease).
• For female participants only: Point of care screening for anemia will be completed, and individuals with hemoglobin levels <11.6 g/dl will be excluded from participating in the study.
• Specific exclusion criteria for TMS (male and female): pacemaker, metal implants in the head region, history of epilepsy or seizures, skull fractures or skull deficits, concussion within the last 6 months, unexplained recurring headaches, medications that lower seizure threshold, and pregnancy.
• Additional exclusion criteria for female participants: History of menstrual dysfunction (primary or secondary amenorrhea, oligomenorrhea, anovulatory cycles, polycystic ovarian disease), current or past pregnancy, started or stopped taking oral contraceptives within the previous 6 months, exercise vigorously more than 7 hours per week or currently participating in competitive level sports. The reason for excluding highly active or competitive athletes is due to the high rate of undiagnosed menstrual dysfunction in females of this population.
• This study will not include: adults unable to consent, Individuals who are not yet adults (infants, children, teenagers), pregnant women or prisoners.
Device: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Device
Role of Sex Hormones Along the Neuromechanical Axis
Sex Hormones
UT Southwestern; Parkland Health & Hospital System
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Non-Contrast Perfusion Using Arterial Spin Labeled MR Imaging for Assessment of Therapy Response in Glioblastoma

MRI including ASL will be performed before, during and after the treatment, in a total of 7 MRI sessions until 8 months after the first session. Thereafter, patients will be followed through standard clinical examinations for the next 3 years or until demise, whichever occurs first. Clinically, GBM patients are imaged every 8-weeks, beginning at 10 weeks after the completion of chemoradiation, since morphological (i.e. size) changes are not anticipated earlier. However, our preliminary experience and others have shown functional changes including perfusion and diffusion as early as 3-weeks after the initiation of the treatment . Thus, our T10, T18, T26 and T34 MRI sessions will be performed along with the clinical imaging sessions, while the T3 and T6 MRI sessions will be performed additionally for this proposal. All MR imaging sessions will be scheduled within ±1 or ±2 weeks of the target time period, as indicated in the table. MRI including ASL will be performed before, during and after the treatment, in a total of 7 MRI sessions until 8 months after the first session. The research MR imaging may take approximately an additional 15 minutes per each imaging session. However, the T3, and T6 MR imaging sessions will be performed additionally for the purpose of this study, with each taking approximately one hour. Thereafter, patients will be followed through standard clinical examinations for the next 3 years or until demise, whichever occurs first.

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Marco Da Cunha Pinho
134506
All
18 Years and over
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03922984
STU 032018-079
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• Patients with histologically proven GBM
• Newly diagnosed GBM. Prior surgery is allowed, but should not have started any other treatment such as chemotherapy, radiation treatment, and anti-angiogenic therapy.
• Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status 0, 1, or 2
• Women of child-bearing potential must agree to undergo a urine pregnancy screening per standard Radiology departmental protocol, in place to prevent imaging of pregnant patients. A female of child-bearing potential is any woman (regardless of sexual orientation, having undergone a tubal ligation, or remaining celibate by choice) who meets the following criteria: 1) Has not undergone a hysterectomy or bilateral oophorectomy; or 2) Has not been naturally postmenopausal for at least 12 consecutive months (i.e., has had menses at any time in the preceding 12 consecutive months).
• Scheduled to undergo chemoradiation.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Subjects who have had prior chemotherapy or radiotherapy.
• Subjects may not be receiving any other investigational agents at the time of enrollment.
• Subjects must not be pregnant since pregnancy is a contraindication to administration of gadolinium-based contrast agents.
• Any contraindication to MRI per Radiology Department's routine protocol, e.g. MRI-incompatible objects, including but not limited to medical devices (e.g. pacemakers, automated implantable cardioverter defibrillators, etc.) and other foreign bodies.
• Known severe allergic reaction to Gadolinium-based contrast agents.
• Patients with sickle cell disease and patients with other hemolytic anemias (low red blood count in body).
• Patients with uncontrollable claustrophobia, severe lower back pain, and uncontrollable tremors, to the point that it would render them unable to tolerate an MRI study.
Procedure: MRI with Arterial Spin Labeling (ASL)
Glioblastoma, Brain and Nervous System
magnetic resonance imaging, arterial spin labeling
UT Southwestern
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Dabrafenib Combined With Trametinib After Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Newly-Diagnosed High-Grade Glioma

This phase II trial studies how well the combination of dabrafenib and trametinib works after radiation therapy in children and young adults with high grade glioma who have a genetic change called BRAF V600 mutation. Radiation therapy uses high energy rays to kill tumor cells and reduce the size of tumors. Dabrafenib and trametinib may stop the growth of tumor cells by blocking BRAF and MEK, respectively, which are enzymes that tumor cells need for their growth. Giving dabrafenib with trametinib after radiation therapy may work better than treatments used in the past in patients with newly-diagnosed BRAF V600-mutant high-grade glioma.

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Daniel Bowers
10760
All
12 Months to 21 Years old
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03919071
STU-2019-1457
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• PRE-ENROLLMENT ELIGIBILITY SCREENING: Patients must be =< 25 years of age at the time of enrollment on APEC14B1 Part A CNS/HGG pre-enrollment eligibility screening.
• Note: This required age range applies to the pre-enrollment eligibility screening for all HGG patients. Individual treatment protocols may have different age criteria.
• PRE-ENROLLMENT ELIGIBILITY SCREENING: Patient is suspected of having localized newly-diagnosed HGG, excluding metastatic disease.
• PRE-ENROLLMENT ELIGIBILITY SCREENING: Patient and/or their parents or legal guardians have signed informed consent for eligibility screening on APEC14B1 Part A.
• PRE-ENROLLMENT ELIGIBILITY SCREENING: The specimens obtained at the time of diagnostic biopsy or surgery must be submitted through APEC14B1 as soon as possible (ASAP), preferably within 5 calendar days of the procedure.
• Please note: See the APEC14B1 Manual of Procedures for a full list of detailed instructions for submitting required materials and for shipping details.
• Patients must be >= 3 years and =< 25 years of age at the time of enrollment.
• Patients must have eligibility confirmed by Rapid Central Pathology and Molecular Screening Reviews performed on APEC14B1
• Newly diagnosed high-grade glioma with BRAF^V600-mutation
• Results for H3 K27M by immunohistochemistry (IHC) or sequencing
• Histologically confirmed high-grade glioma (World Health Organization [WHO] grade III or IV) including but not limited to: anaplastic astrocytoma (AA), anaplastic pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (aPXA), anaplastic gangliogliomas (aGG), glioblastoma (GB), and high-grade astrocytoma, not otherwise specified (NOS).
• Patients must have had histologic verification of a high-grade glioma diagnosis. CSF cytology by lumbar puncture must be done if clinically indicated and determined to be safe prior to study enrollment. If cytology proves positive, the patient would be considered to have metastatic disease and would, therefore, be ineligible.
• A pre- and post-operative brain MRI with and without contrast and a baseline spine MRI with contrast must be obtained prior to enrollment. The requirement for a post-operative MRI is waived for patients who undergo biopsy only. If the spine MRI is positive, the patient would be considered to have metastatic disease and would be ineligible.
• Patients must have a performance status corresponding to Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) scores of 0, 1, or 2. Use Karnofsky for patients > 16 years of age and Lansky for patients =< 16 years of age.
• Peripheral absolute neutrophil count (ANC) >= 1000/uL (within 7 days prior to enrollment).
• Platelet count >= 100,000/uL (transfusion independent) (within 7 days prior to enrollment).
• Hemoglobin >= 8.0 g/dL (may receive red blood cell [RBC] transfusions) (within 7 days prior to enrollment).
• Creatinine clearance or radioisotope glomerular filtration rate (GFR) >= 70 mL/min/1.73 m^2 (within 7 days prior to enrollment) or
• A serum creatinine based on age/gender as follows (within 7 days prior to enrollment):
• Age 3 to < 6 years (Male 0.8 mg/dL, Female 0.8 mg/dL)
• Age 6 to < 10 years (Male 1 mg/dL, Female 1 mg/dL)
• Age 10 to < 13 years (Male 1.2 mg/dL, Female 1.2 mg/dL)
• Age 13 to < 16 years (Male 1.5 mg/dL, Female 1.4 mg/dL)
• Age >= 16 years (Male 1.7 mg/dL, Female 1.4 mg/dL)
• Total bilirubin =< 1.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN) for age (within 7 days prior to enrollment), and
• Serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase (SGPT) (alanine aminotransferase [ALT]) =< 135 U/L (within 7 days prior to enrollment). For the purpose of this study, the ULN for SGPT is 45 U/L.
• Patients with a seizure disorder may be enrolled if their seizures are well controlled while on non-enzyme inducing anticonvulsants permitted on this study.
• All patients and/or their parents or legal guardians must sign a written informed consent
• Patients must be enrolled and protocol therapy must be projected to begin no later than 31 days after definitive surgery (day 0). If a biopsy only was performed, the biopsy date will be considered the date of definitive surgery. For patients who have a biopsy or incomplete resection at diagnosis followed by additional surgery, the date of the last resection will be considered the date of definitive surgery.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Patients with intrinsic brainstem or primary spinal cord tumors will be excluded.
• Patients with metastatic disease (defined as neuraxis dissemination either by imaging or by cytology) will be excluded.
• Patients must not have received any prior tumor-directed therapy including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, or bone marrow transplant for the treatment of HGG other than surgical intervention and/or corticosteroids.
• Previous treatment with dabrafenib or another RAF inhibitor, trametinib or another MEK inhibitor, or an ERK inhibitor.
• Patients with a history of a malignancy with confirmed activating RAS mutation.
• History of allergic reactions attributed to compounds of similar chemical or biologic composition to dabrafenib, trametinib, and their excipients.
• Uncontrolled medical conditions (e.g., diabetes mellitus, hypertension, liver disease, or uncontrolled infection), psychological, familial, sociological, or geographical conditions that do not permit compliance with the protocol; or unwillingness or inability to follow the procedures required in the protocol.
• Presence of active gastrointestinal (GI) disease or other condition (e.g., small bowel or large bowel resection) that will interfere significantly with the absorption of drugs.
• History of hepatitis B virus, or hepatitis C virus infection (patients with laboratory evidence of cleared hepatitis B virus and/or hepatitis C virus may be enrolled).
• History or current diagnosis of cardiac disease indicating significant risk of safety for patients participating in the study such as uncontrolled or significant cardiac disease, including any of the following:
• Recent myocardial infarction (within the last 6 months);
• Uncontrolled congestive heart failure;
• Unstable angina (within last 6 months);
• Clinically significant (symptomatic) or known, uncontrolled cardiac arrhythmias (e.g., sustained ventricular tachycardia, and clinically significant second or third degree atrioventricular [AV] block without a pacemaker) except sinus arrhythmia within the past 24 weeks prior to the first dose of study treatment;
• Coronary angioplasty or stenting (within last 6 months);
• Intra-cardiac defibrillators;
• Abnormal cardiac valve morphology (>= grade 2) documented by echocardiogram.
• Patients with a history or current evidence of retinal vein occlusion (RVO) or central serous retinopathy (CSR), or predisposing factors to RVO or CSR (e.g., uncontrolled glaucoma or ocular hypertension).
• Patients with presence of interstitial lung disease or pneumonitis.
• Female patients who are pregnant are ineligible since there is yet no available information regarding human fetal or teratogenic toxicities.
• Lactating females are not eligible unless they have agreed not to breastfeed their infants for the duration of the study and for 4 months following discontinuation of study therapy.
• Female patients of childbearing potential are not eligible unless a negative pregnancy test result has been obtained.
• Sexually active patients of reproductive potential (male or female) are not eligible unless they have agreed to use an effective contraceptive method for the duration of their study participation and for 4 months following discontinuation of study therapy. Male patients (including those who have had a vasectomy) taking dabrafenib and trametinib combination therapy must use a condom during intercourse while on study and for 16 weeks after stopping treatment, and should not father a child during these periods. Women of childbearing potential should use effective non-hormonal contraception during therapy and for 4 weeks following discontinuation of dabrafenib and at least 4 months following the last dose of trametinib in patients taking combination therapy. Women should be advised that dabrafenib may decrease the efficacy of hormonal contraceptives and an alternate method of contraception, such as barrier methods, should be used.
Procedure: Biospecimen Collection, Drug: Dabrafenib Mesylate, Procedure: Lumbar Puncture, Procedure: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Radiation: Radiation Therapy, Drug: Trametinib Dimethyl Sulfoxide
Glioblastoma, Malignant Glioma, Anaplastic Astrocytoma, Anaplastic Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma, Anaplastic Ganglioglioma, WHO Grade 3 Glioma, Anaplastic Astrocytoma, Not Otherwise Specified
Children’s Health
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A Study of Oral LOXO-292 (Selpercatinib) in Pediatric Participants With Advanced Solid or Primary Central Nervous System (CNS) Tumors (LIBRETTO-121)

This is an open-label, multi-center Phase 1/2 study of oral LOXO-292 in pediatric participants with an activating rearranged during transfection (RET) alteration and an advanced solid or primary CNS tumor.

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Tanya Watt
128737
All
6 Months to 21 Years old
Phase 1/Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03899792
STU-2018-0444
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• Advanced or metastatic solid or primary CNS tumor which has failed standard of care therapies
• Evidence of an activating RET gene alteration in the tumor and/or blood
• Measurable or non-measurable disease
• Karnofsky (participants 16 years and older) or Lansky (participants younger than 16) performance score of at least 50
• Participant with primary CNS tumors or cerebral metastases must be neurologically stable for 7 days prior and must not have required increasing doses of steroids within the last 7 days
• Adequate hematologic, hepatic and renal function.
• Ability to receive study drug therapy orally or via gastric access
• Willingness of men and women of reproductive potential to observe conventional and effective birth control
Exclusion Criteria:

• Major surgery within two weeks prior to planned start of LOXO-292
• Clinically significant, uncontrolled cardiac, cardiovascular disease or history of myocardial infarction within 6 months prior to planned start of LOXO-292
• Active uncontrolled systemic bacterial, viral, fungal or parasitic infection
• Clinically significant active malabsorption syndrome
• Pregnancy or lactation
• Uncontrolled symptomatic hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism (i.e. the participant required a modification to current thyroid medication in the 7 days before start of LOXO-292)
• Uncontrolled symptomatic hypercalcemia or hypocalcemia
• Known hypersensitivity to any of the components of the investigational agent, LOXO-292 or Ora-Sweet® SF and OraPlus®, for participants who will receive LOXO-292 suspension
• Prior treatment with a selective RET inhibitor(s) (including investigational selective RET inhibitor[s])
Drug: LOXO-292
Papillary Thyroid Cancer, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Infantile Fibrosarcoma, Medullary Thyroid Cancer, Infantile Myofibromatosis, Brain and Nervous System, Anklylosing Spondylitis, Bones and Joints, Ovary, Prostate, Soft Tissue
Loxo, LOXO-292, KIF5B-RET, M918T, CCDC6-RET, RET-PTC1, NCOA4-RET, RET-PTC, RET-PTC3, RET-PTC4, PRKAR1A-RET, RET-PTC2, GOLGA5-RET, RET-PTC5, ERC1-RET, KTN1-RET, RET-PTC8, HOOK3-RET, PCM1-RET, TRIM24-RET, RET-PTC6, TRIM27-RET, TRIM33-RET, RET-PTC7, AKAP13-RET, FKBP15-RET, SPECC1L-RET, TBL1XR1-RET, BCR-RET, FGRF1OP-RET, RFG8-RET, RET-PTC9, ACBD5-RET, MYH13-RET, CUX1-RET, KIAA1468-RET, FRMD4A-RET, SQSTM1-RET, AFAP1L2-RET, PPFIBP2-RET, EML4-RET, PARD3-RET, G533C, C609F, C609G, C609R, C609S, C609Y, C611F, C611G, C611S, C611Y, C611W, C618F, C618R, C618S, C620F, C620R, C620S, C630R, C630Y, D631Y, C634F, C634G, C634R, C634S, C634W, C634Y, K666E, E768D, L790F, V804L, V804M, A883F, S891A, R912P, CLIP1-RET, Y806C, RET fusion, RET alteration, RET mutation, RET rearrangement, RET translocation, Neoplasms by Site, Neoplasms, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Lung Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung, Cancer of Lung, Cancer of the Lung, Lung Cancer, Neoplasms, Lung, Neoplasms, Pulmonary, Pulmonary Cancer, Pulmonary Neoplasms, Respiratory Tract Neoplasms, Lung Diseases, Respiratory Tract Diseases, Carcinoma, Bronchogenic, Bronchial Neoplasms, Medullary Thyroid Cancer, Papillary Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Diseases, Thyroid Neoplasms, Cancer of the Thyroid, Cancer of Thyroid, Neoplasms, Thyroid, Thyroid Adenoma, Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Carcinoma, Endocrine System Diseases, Endocrine Gland Neoplasms, Head and Neck Neoplasms, Thoracic Neoplasms, CNS tumor, Primary CNS tumor, Colonic Neoplasms, Cancer of Colon, Cancer of the Colon, Colon Cancer, Colon Neoplasms, Colonic Cancer, Neoplasms, Colonic, Malignant tumor of Breast, Mammary Cancer, Mammary Carcinoma, Human, Mammary Neoplasm, Human, Neoplasms, Breast, Tumors, Breast, Human Mammary Carcinoma, Malignant Neoplasm of Breast, Breast Carcinoma, Breast Tumors, Cancer of the Breast, Breast Neoplasms, Breast Cancer, RET Inhibitor, MTC, NSCLC, Soft tissue sarcoma, Infantile Myofibromatosis, Infantile Fibrosarcoma
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Exploring the Effects of Corticosteroids on the Human Hippocampus

Chronic corticosteroid (CS) exposure is associated with changes in memory and the hippocampus in both humans and in animal models. The hippocampus has a high concentration of glucocorticoid receptors (GCRs), and the pre-clinical literature demonstrates shortening of apical dendrites in the CA3 region of the hippocampus and decreased neurogenesis in the dentate gyrus (DG) following CS administration. In humans, both stress and CS exposure are associated with a decline in declarative memory performance (a process mediated by the hippocampus). Impairment in declarative memory and hippocampal atrophy are reported in patients with excessive CS release due to Cushing's disease, and, by our group, in patients receiving prescription CS therapy. These findings have important implications for patients with mood disorders, as a large subset of people with major depressive disorder (MDD) show evidence of HPA axis activation, elevated cortisol and, importantly, resistance to the effects of CSs on both the HPA axis and on declarative memory. Thus, resistance to corticosteroids appears to be a consequence of MDD. this study will examine changes in declarative memory, as well as use state-of-the-art high-resolution multimodal neuroimaging, including structural and functional (i.e., task-based and resting state) MRI, in both men and women healthy controls, and, as an exploratory aim, a depressed group, given 3-day exposures to hydrocortisone (160 mg/day) or placebo. The study will translate preclinical findings to humans, provide valuable data on possible sex differences in the response to cortisol and, for the first time, identify specific hippocampal subfields (e.g., CA3/DG) in humans that are most sensitive to acute CS effects. Using resting state fMRI data and whole brain connectomics using graph theoretical approaches, we will determine the effects of cortisol exposure on functional brain networks. Furthermore, this will be the first study to use neuroimaging to compare the brain's response to CSs in people with depression vs. controls, and determine whether depressed people demonstrate glucocorticoid resistance within the hippocampus. We hypothesize that hippocampal response to acute CSs will be greatest in the CA3/DG subfield, greater in women than in men, and that depressed people will show a blunted hippocampal response to CSs compared to controls. A multidisciplinary research team with extensive experience in CS effects on the brain and hippocampal subfield neuroimaging, and a prior history of research collaboration, will conduct the project.

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Edson Brown
10878
All
18 Years to 50 Years old
Phase 4
This study is also accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03896659
STU-2018-0360
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• Men and women age 18-50 years with vision corrected to at least 20-40 (needed for fMRI tasks)
• Education of ≥ 12 years
• Baseline RAVLT total words recalled T-score ≥ 40 (normal range)
• BMI between 18.5-35.0 (neither underweight nor severely obese)
• Baseline QIDS-C ≤ 5 (virtual absence of depressive symptoms) for "healthy controls" and for the "depressed" group a QIDS-C between 11-20 (≥ moderate depressive symptoms but < very severe depressive symptoms)
Exclusion Criteria:

• History of major psychiatric illness other than MDD for the depressed group, defined as bipolar disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, schizoaffective disorder, schizophrenia, eating disorders, or MDD with psychotic features. For the control group, a past episode of MDD (per SCID) is also exclusionary
• History of drug or alcohol use disorder
• History of neurological disorders including seizures, brain surgery, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease
• Taking CNS-acting medications (e.g., antidepressants, antipsychotics, lithium, anticonvulsants, sedative/hypnotic/anxiolytics). Thus, the depressed group will be medication free.
• History of allergic reaction or medical contraindication to hydrocortisone
• Metal implants, claustrophobia, or other contraindications to MRI
• Significant medical conditions (e.g., cancer, heart disease, diabetes)
• Vulnerable population including pregnant or nursing women, prisoners, and people with intellectual disability, history of special education classes, dementia, or other severe cognitive disorders
• Current suicidal ideation, a suicide attempt in the past 12 months or more than one lifetime attempt
• History of systemic CS use in the past 12 months, lifetime cumulative use of more than 12 weeks, or recent (defined as past 28 days) inhaled CS use
• Women who are using estrogen containing oral contraceptive agents (other contraceptives are acceptable, see Protection of Human Subjects section for a list of acceptable birth control methods) or who are post- or peri-menopausal or with irregular menstrual cycles (i.e., inconsistent menstruation patterns)
Drug: Hydrocortisone Oral, Drug: Placebo Oral Tablet
Depression, Healthy Volunteers, Hydrocortisone, Psychiatric Disorders
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Study to Investigate the Safety of the Transplantation of Human Glial Restricted Progenitor Cells Into Subjects With Transverse Myelitis

This study is a non-randomized, open-label, partially blinded, sequential cohort, dose-escalation study designed to obtain preliminary data on the safety, tolerability, and early activity of Q-Cells® transplantation in subjects with Transverse Myelitis. For each of the dose levels, transplantation of Q-Cells® unilaterally into spinal cord demyelinated lesions will be evaluated. Subjects will be blinded to side of treatment. Idiopathic Transverse Myelitis is a monophasic disorder characterized predominantly by demyelination. Patients are left with disability from damage to ascending and descending white matter tracts. Q-Cells® are comprised of glial progenitor cells.It is postulated that the Q-Cells® glial progeny (healthy astrocytes and oligodendrocytes) will integrate into the spinal cord lesion site and remyelinate demyelinated axons as well as provide trophic support for damaged axons. Therefore, Q-Cells® have the potential to repair damage that has occurred and could be clinically useful for patients with disability caused by TM. The study is planned to enroll up to 9 subjects. Each subject will be followed for 9 months after transplantation of Q-Cells®. Each subject will receive a single time point administration of Q-Cells®: with transplantation foci targeted to posterior columns in the spinal cord (all transplantation foci below C7) on one side. Study participation consists of Screening, Pre-operative/Treatment, and Post-treatment study periods that will generally last from 9 to 12 months in total. The study data will be assessed for safety and activity until the last subject has completed the 9-month study visit. Following completion of the 9-month follow-up period, subjects who consent will continue to be followed for safety and activity in a separate long-term follow-up protocol.

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Benjamin Greenberg
105091
All
18 Years to 70 Years old
Phase 1/Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03887273
STU 052017-076
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Ability to understand the purpose and risks of the study and provide signed and dated informed consent and authorization to collect and use protected health information (PHI) in accordance with national and local subject privacy regulations.
• Live within reasonable travel distance to center or have reliable mechanism to travel to the center.
• Have a caregiver willing/able to assist in the transportation and care required by study participation.
• Subject is 18 - 70 years of age (inclusive) on day of Screening Visit.
• Subject is diagnosed with idiopathic TM within the past 120 months in accord with the Transverse Myelitis Consortium Working Group (2002).
• Subject has a MRI with a single focus of T2 hyperintensity that is 4 to 10 cm in length if no post contrast enhancement seen, or a single focus T1 post contrast enhancing lesion of 4 to 10 cm, with its most rostral extent at or below C8 myotome/dermatome level.
• Subject has negative NMO IgG (anti-AQP4) test at two separate time points, separated by at least 6 months.
• Subject has brain MRI not consistent with multiple sclerosis or other autoimmune or demyelinating disease.
• Subject is more than 12 months from TM onset.
• Subject has ASIA A categorization.
• Subject's neurological deficits related to TM have been stable for at least 3 months.
• Subject is medically able to undergo the study procedures and physically able to adhere to the visit schedule at the time of study entry.
• For women of child bearing capacity, negative pregnancy test during the Screening Period and at the Pre-Operative Visit.
• Males and females will agree to practice effective birth control during study participation and up to one year after.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Subject with causes of weakness, sensory loss and/or autonomic dysfunction other than TM have not been practically excluded.
• Subject with significant cognitive impairment, clinical dementia, or major psychiatric illness including psychosis, bipolar disease, major depression, as determined by the DSM-V.
• Subject with a diagnosis of a neurodegenerative disease (e.g., ALS, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease).
• Subject suffering with medical conditions that impair nerve or muscle function (e.g., notable peripheral neuropathy, metabolic muscle disease) or any disease or condition that would impair the subject's neuromuscular function or impair the adequate assessment of the subject's function (e.g., severe osteoarthritis).
• Subject with a clinically significant history of unstable cardiac, pulmonary, renal, hepatic, endocrine, hematologic, or active malignancy or infectious disease or other medically significant illness that may render them at an unacceptable risk for surgery or that may cause them to be unable to complete the scheduled duration of the trial.
• History of spine surgery or anatomic variation incompatible with route of administration (as determined by neurosurgeon).
• Severe spinal stenosis or cord compression causing myelopathy.
• Abnormal flow voids on the surface of the spinal cord suggestive of arteriovenous malformation (AVM) or evidence of a vascular cause of a myelopathy (e.g., infarct of spinal artery).
• Any evidence of CNS malignancy or clinically significant CNS lesions as defined by imaging studies of the CNS (MRI of brain and spinal cord).
• Uncontrolled hypertension (Systolic BP>180mmHg and/or Diastolic BP >110mmHg).
• Any history of thrombotic or embolic events.
• Any poorly controlled medical conditions that, in the opinion of the site investigator and/or surgeon, increase risk of surgery to a medically unacceptable degree.
• Subjects who cannot undergo MRI examination because of any contraindication to the procedure, including the presence of a pacemaker, an implanted defibrillator or certain other implanted electronic or metallic devices, or who have been or might have been exposed to metal fragments, or any reason the subject cannot undergo an MRI routinely for the duration of the trial.
• Subject with clinically significant abnormal clinical laboratory values, as determined by the Investigator at the screening visit (Visit 1).
• Subject who is immune compromised (by therapeutic agent or disease) or who has a condition contraindicated to treatment with immunosuppression agents (e.g., tuberculosis, latent infection) as determined by history or testing. Any subject with an ongoing infection until it has been adequately treated and it is deemed to be resolved.
• Subject with aspartate aminotransferase (AST) or alanine aminotransferase (ALT) value >3.0 times the upper limit of normal at the screening visit (Visit 1).
• Subject with diabetes or HgbA1c > 6.5
• Subject with a history of alcohol or drug abuse or dependence within 1 year of screening visit (Visit 1), per DSM-V criteria.
• Subject unlikely to comply with study requirements, as determined by Investigator.
• Subject who has been exposed to any other experimental agent (off-label use or investigational) within 60 days of screening visit (Visit 1). Biologic agents may need additional time for washout and will be evaluated by the Sponsor on a case-by-case basis.
• Subject with pre-existing anti-human leukocyte antigen (HLA) class I or class II antibodies directed against the Q-Cells®, as determined by panel reactive antibody (PRA) assay.
• Allergy to study treatment or any of its constituents (e.g., chicken eggs), or allergy to any of the co-administered immunosuppressants or any of their excipients.
• Subject with any medical condition or using concomitant medication that would contraindicate the use of tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil, or prednisone as determined by Investigator.
• Subject has undergone stem cell transplantation (including T-cell or bone marrow transplants) at any time prior to study (within or outside the US).
• Subject with evidence of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) by venous ultrasound or any previous evidence of DVT.
• Subject has recent (1 year) or recurrent history of gastrointestinal bleeding or peptic ulcer disease or is under active treatment to prevent recurrence.
• Subject with estimated glomerular filtration rate at screening of less than 60 mL/min/1.73m2.
• Subjects with hereditary deficiency of hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyl-transferase (HGPRT) such as Lesch-Nyhan and Kelley-Seegmiller syndrome.
• Vaccination with live virus within 6 weeks of screening.
• History or evidence of optic neuritis.
• Any reason, in the judgment of the investigator, which would make the subject inappropriate for entry into this trial.
Biological: Q-Cells
Transverse Myelitis, Brain and Nervous System
UT Southwestern
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A Study of the Drugs Selumetinib Versus Carboplatin/Vincristine in Patients With Neurofibromatosis and Low-Grade Glioma

This phase III trial studies if selumetinib works just as well as the standard treatment with carboplatin/vincristine (CV) for subjects with NF1-associated low grade glioma (LGG), and to see if selumetinib is better than CV in improving vision in subjects with LGG of the optic pathway (vision nerves). Selumetinib is a drug that works by blocking some enzymes that low-grade glioma tumor cells need for their growth. This results in killing tumor cells. Drugs used as chemotherapy, such as carboplatin and vincristine, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells, by stopping them from dividing, or by stopping them from spreading. It is not yet known whether selumetinib works better in treating patients with NF1-associated low-grade glioma compared to standard therapy with carboplatin and vincristine.

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Laura Klesse
13954
All
2 Years to 21 Years old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03871257
STU-2019-1466
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Patients must be >= 2 years and =< 21 years at the time of enrollment
• Patients must have a body surface area (BSA) of >= 0.5 m^2 at enrollment
• Patients must have neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) based on clinical criteria and/or germline genetic testing
• Patients must be newly diagnosed or have previously diagnosed NF-1 associated LGG that has not been treated with any modality other than surgery
• For patients with optic pathway gliomas (OPGs):
• Newly-diagnosed patients with OPG are eligible if there are neurologic symptoms (including visual dysfunction, as defined below) or other exam findings associated with the tumor
• Previously-diagnosed patients with OPG are eligible if they have new or worsening neurologic symptoms (including visual dysfunction, as defined below) or have tumor growth
• For both newly-diagnosed and previously-diagnosed OPG, the patient may be eligible, irrespective of whether there has been tumor growth or other neurological symptoms or worsening, if they meet at least one of the following visual criteria:
• Visual worsening, defined as worsening of visual acuity (VA) or visual fields (VF) documented within the past year (by examination or history); OR
• Significant visual dysfunction (defined as VA worse than normal for age by
• 6 logMAR [20/80, 6/24, or 2.5/10] or more in one or both eyes)
• For patients with LGG in other locations (i.e., not OPGs):
• Newly-diagnosed patients with LGG are eligible if there are neurologic symptoms or other exam findings associated with the tumor
• NOTE: Newly-diagnosed patients with LGG without associated neurologic symptoms or exam findings are not eligible
• Previously-diagnosed patients with LGG are eligible if they have new or worsening neurologic symptoms or have tumor growth
• Although not required, if a biopsy/tumor resection is performed, eligible histologies will include all tumors considered LGG or low-grade astrocytoma (World Health Organization [WHO] grade I and II) by 5th edition WHO classification of central nervous system (CNS) tumors with the exception of subependymal giant cell astrocytoma
• Patients must have two-dimensional measurable tumor >= 1 cm^2
• Patients with metastatic disease or multiple independent primary LGGs are allowed on study
• Creatinine clearance or radioisotope glomerular filtration Rate (GFR) >= 70 mL/min/1.73 m^2 OR a serum creatinine based on age/gender (within 7 days prior to enrollment) as follows:
• Age; maximum serum creatinine (mg/dL)
• 2 to < 6 years; 0.8 (male) and 0.8 (female)
• 6 to < 10 years; 1 (male) and 1 (female)
• 10 to < 13 years; 1.2 (male) and 1.2 (female)
• 13 to < 16 years; 1.5 (male) and 1.4 (female)
• >= 16 years; 1.7 (male) and 1.4 (female)
• Total bilirubin =< 1.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN) for age (within 7 days prior to enrollment) (children with a diagnosis of Gilbert's syndrome will be allowed on study regardless of their total and indirect [unconjugated] bilirubin levels as long as their direct [conjugated] bilirubin is < 3.1 mg/dL)
• Serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase (SGPT) (alanine aminotransferase [ALT]) =< 3 x upper limit of normal (ULN) = 135 U/L (within 7 days prior to enrollment). For the purpose of this study, the ULN for SGPT is 45 U/L
• Albumin >= 2 g/dL (within 7 days prior to enrollment)
• Left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) >= 53% (or institutional normal; if the LVEF result is given as a range of values, then the upper value of the range will be used) by echocardiogram (within 4 weeks prior to enrollment)
• Corrected QT (QTc) interval =< 450 msec by electrocardiography (EKG) (within 4 weeks prior to enrollment)
• Absolute neutrophil count >= 1,000/uL (unsupported) (within 7 days prior to enrollment)
• Platelets >= 100,000/uL (unsupported) (within 7 days prior to enrollment)
• Hemoglobin >= 8 g/dL (may be supported) (within 7 days prior to enrollment)
• Patients with a known seizure disorder should be stable and should have not experienced a significant increase in seizure frequency within 2 weeks prior to enrollment
• Patients 2-17 years of age must have a blood pressure that is =< 95th percentile for age, height, and gender at the time of enrollment. Patients >= 18 years of age must have a blood pressure =< 130/80 mmHg at the time of enrollment (with or without the use of antihypertensive medications).
• Note: Adequate blood pressure can be achieved using medication for the treatment of hypertension
• All patients must have ophthalmology toxicity assessments performed within 4 weeks prior to enrollment
• For all patients, an MRI of the brain (with orbital cuts for optic pathway tumors) and/or spine (depending on the site(s) of primary disease) with and without contrast must be performed within 4 weeks prior to enrollment
• For patients who undergo a surgery on the target tumor (not required), a pre- and post-operative* MRI of the brain (with orbital cuts for optic pathway tumors) or spine (depending on the site(s) of primary disease) with and without contrast must also be performed within 4 weeks prior to enrollment
• The post-operative MRIs should be performed ideally within 48 hours after surgery if possible
• Patients must have a performance status corresponding to Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) scores of 0, 1, or 2. Use Karnofsky for patients > 16 years of age and Lansky for patients =< 16 years of age
• Patients must have the ability to swallow whole capsules
• Patients must have receptive and expressive language skills in English or Spanish to complete the quality of life (QOL) and neurocognitive assessments
• All patients and/or their parents or legal guardians must sign a written informed consent.
• All institutional, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and National Cancer Institute (NCI) requirements for human studies must be met.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Patients must not have received any prior tumor-directed therapy including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, or bone marrow transplant. Prior surgical intervention is permitted
• Patients with a concurrent malignancy or history of treatment (other than surgery) for another tumor within the last year are ineligible
• Patients may not be receiving any other investigational agents
• Patients with any serious medical or psychiatric illness/ condition, including substance use disorders likely in the judgement of the investigator to interfere or limit compliance with study requirements/treatment are not eligible
• Patients who, in the opinion of the investigator, are not able to comply with the study procedures are not eligible
• Female patients who are pregnant are not eligible since fetal toxicities and teratogenic effects have been noted for several of the study drugs. A pregnancy test is required for female patients of childbearing potential
• Lactating females who plan to breastfeed their infants are not eligible
• Sexually active patients of reproductive potential who have not agreed to use an effective contraceptive method for the duration of their study participation and for 12 weeks after stopping study therapy are not eligible
• Note: Women of child-bearing potential and males with sexual partners who are pregnant or who could become pregnant (i.e., women of child-bearing potential) should use effective methods of contraception for the duration of the study and for 12 weeks after stopping study therapy to avoid pregnancy and/or potential adverse effects on the developing embryo
• Cardiac conditions:
• Known genetic disorder that increases risk for coronary artery disease. Note: The presence of dyslipidemia in a family with a history of myocardial infarction is not in itself an exclusion unless there is a known genetic disorder documented
• Symptomatic heart failure
• New York Heart Association (NYHA) class II-IV prior or current cardiomyopathy
• Severe valvular heart disease
• History of atrial fibrillation
• Ophthalmologic conditions:
• Current or past history of central serous retinopathy
• Current or past history of retinal vein occlusion or retinal detachment
• Patients with uncontrolled glaucoma
• If checking pressure is clinically indicated, patients with intraocular pressure (IOP) > 22 mmHg or ULN adjusted by age are not eligible
• Ophthalmological findings secondary to long-standing optic pathway glioma (such as visual loss, optic nerve pallor, or strabismus) or longstanding orbito-temporal plexiform neurofibroma (PN), such as visual loss, strabismus) will NOT be considered a significant abnormality for the purposes of the study
• Treatments and/or medications patient is receiving that would make her/him ineligible, such as:
• Supplementation with vitamin E greater than 100% of the daily recommended dose. Any multivitamin containing vitamin E must be stopped prior to study enrollment even if less than 100% of the daily recommended dosing for vitamin E
• Surgery within 2 weeks prior to enrollment, with the exception of surgical placement for vascular access or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) diverting procedures such as endoscopic third ventriculostomy (ETV) and ventriculo-peritoneal (VP) shunt.
• Note: Patients must have healed from any prior surgery prior to enrollment
• Patients who have an uncontrolled infection are not eligible
Drug: Carboplatin, Procedure: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Other: Quality-of-Life Assessment, Other: Questionnaire Administration, Drug: Selumetinib Sulfate, Drug: Vincristine Sulfate
Neurofibromatosis Type 1, Low Grade Glioma, Visual Pathway Glioma
Children’s Health
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Brain Oxygen Optimization in Severe TBI, Phase 3 (BOOST3)

BOOST3 is a randomized clinical trial to determine the comparative effectiveness of two strategies for monitoring and treating patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the intensive care unit (ICU). The study will determine the safety and efficacy of a strategy guided by treatment goals based on both intracranial pressure (ICP) and brain tissue oxygen (PbtO2) as compared to a strategy guided by treatment goals based on ICP monitoring alone. Both of these alternative strategies are used in standard care. It is unknown if one is more effective than the other. In both strategies the monitoring and goals help doctors adjust treatments including the kinds and doses of medications and the amount of intravenous fluids given, ventilator (breathing machine) settings, need for blood transfusions, and other medical care. The results of this study will help doctors discover if one of these methods is more safe and effective.

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Stephen Figueroa
95844
All
14 Years and over
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03754114
STU-2019-0560
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Non-penetrating traumatic brain injury
• Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) 3-8 measured off paralytics
• Glasgow Coma Scale motor score < 6 if endotracheally intubated
• Evidence of intracranial trauma on CT scan
• Able to place intracranial probes and randomize within 6 hours of arrival at enrolling hospital
• Able to place intracranial probes and randomize within 12 hours from injury
• Age greater than or equal to 14 years
Exclusion Criteria:

• Non-survivable injury
• Bilaterally absent pupillary response in the absence of paralytic medication
• Contraindication to the placement of intracranial probes
• Treatment of brain tissue oxygen values prior to randomization
• Planned use of devices which may unblind treating physicians to brain tissue hypoxia
• Systemic sepsis at screening
• Refractory hypotension
• Refractory systemic hypoxia
• PaO2/FiO2 ratio < 200
• Known pre-existing neurologic disease with confounding residual neurological deficits
• Known inability to perform activities of daily living (ADL) without assistance prior to injury
• Known active drug or alcohol dependence that, in the opinion of site investigator, would interfere with physiological response to brain tissue oxygen treatments
• Pregnancy
• Prisoner
• On EFIC Opt-Out list as indicated by a bracelet or medical alert
Other: ICP + PbtO2 guided management strategy, Other: ICP guided management strategy
Brain Injuries, Traumatic
intracranial pressure, hypoxia, brain, critical care, emergency treatment, monitoring, physiologic
UT Southwestern; Parkland Health & Hospital System
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ExAblate Blood-Brain Barrier (BBB) Disruption for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the ExAblate Model 4000 Type 2.0 System as a tool to disrupt the blood-brain barrier (BBB) in patients with probable Alzheimer's Disease (AD).

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Bhavya Shah
173107
All
50 Years to 85 Years old
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03671889
STU-2020-0931
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Male or Female between 50-85 years of age
• Probable Alzheimer's Disease (AD)
• If taking concurrent Alzheimer's medication, has been on the medication for at least 2 months with a stable dose for at least 3 months
• Able to communicate sensations during the ExAblate MRgFUS procedure
• Ambulatory
Exclusion Criteria:

• MRI Findings
• Presence of unknown or MR unsafe devices anywhere in the body
• Significant cardiac disease or unstable hemodynamic status
• Relative contraindications to ultrasound contrast agent or PET amyloid tracer
• History of a bleeding disorder
• History of liver disease
• Known cerebral or systemic vasculopathy
• Significant depression and at potential risk of suicide
• Any contraindications to MRI scanning
• Any contraindication to lumbar puncture for collection of cerebral spinal fluid
• Untreated, uncontrolled sleep apnea
• History of seizure disorder or epilepsy
• Severely Impaired renal function
• Currently in a clinical trial involving an investigational product or non-approved use of a drug or device or in any other type of medical research
• Chronic pulmonary disorders
• Positive human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
• Known apolipoprotein E allele (ApoE4) homozygosity
Device: Blood Brain Barrier (BBB) Disruption
Alzheimer Disease, Brain and Nervous System
Alzheimer Disease, Alzheimer Syndrome, Magnetic Resonance guided Focal Ultrasound (MRgFUS), Blood-Brain Barrier, ExAblate
UT Southwestern
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Neurocognitive Decline in Patients With Brain Metastases

The phase I component of the study is to identify maximal tolerated dose (MTD). The phase II is to evaluate neurocognitive decline.

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Zabihullah Wardak
147951
All
18 Years and over
Phase 1/Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03508752
STU 122016-064
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Age ≥ 18 years.
• ECOG Performance Score of 2 or better/Karnofsky Performance score of 50-60 or better.
• Biopsy-proven non-hematopoietic malignancy, except for germ cell cancer. Small cell lung carcinoma is eligible for this study.
• Six or more metastases on diagnostic or treatment planning imaging, which include either CT Brain (with contrast) or MR Brain (with or without contrast) imaging.
• Largest tumor <= 4 cm.
• No prior SRS to the lesions which will be treated on protocol.
• Women of child-bearing potential and men must agree to use adequate contraception (hormonal or barrier method of birth control; abstinence) prior to study entry, for the duration of study participation, and for 90 days following completion of therapy. Should a woman become pregnant or suspect she is pregnant while participating in this study, she should inform her treating physician immediately. A female of child-bearing potential is any woman (regardless of sexual orientation, marital status, having undergone a tubal ligation, or remaining celibate by choice) who meets the following criteria:
• Has not undergone a hysterectomy or bilateral oophorectomy; or
• Has not been naturally postmenopausal for at least 12 consecutive months (i.e., has had menses at any time in the preceding 12 consecutive months).
• Ability to understand and the willingness to sign a written informed consent.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Prior whole brain radiotherapy
• Patients with leptomeningeal metastasis. (NOTE: For the purposes of exclusion, LMD is a clinical diagnosis, defined as positive CSF cytology and/or equivocal radiologic or clinical evidence of leptomeningeal involvement. Patients with leptomeningeal symptoms in the setting of leptomeningeal enhancement by imaging (MRI) would be considered to have LMD even in the absence of positive CSF cytology, unless a parenchymal lesion can adequately explain the neurologic symptoms and/or signs. In contrast, an asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic patient with mild or nonspecific leptomeningeal enhancement (MRI) would not be considered to have LMD. In that patient, CSF sampling is not required to formally exclude LMD, but can be performed at the investigator's discretion based on level of clinical suspicion.)
• Patients with life expectancy < 4 months.
• Psychiatric illness/social situations that, in the opinion of the investigator, would limit compliance with study requirements.
• Subjects must not be pregnant or nursing due to the potential for congenital abnormalities and the potential of this regimen to harm nursing infants.
Radiation: Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Brain Metastases, Brain and Nervous System
UT Southwestern; Parkland Health & Hospital System
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Traditional Versus Early Aggressive Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis Trial (TREAT-MS)

FDA-approved multiple sclerosis (MS) disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) target the relapsing phase of MS but have minimal impact once the progressive phase has begun. It is unclear if, in the relapsing phase, there is an advantage of early aggressive therapy with respect to preventing long-term disability. The infectious risks and other complications associated with higher-efficacy treatments highlight the need to quantify their effectiveness in preventing disability. The TRaditional versus Early Aggressive Therapy for MS (TREAT-MS) trial is a pragmatic, randomized controlled trial that has two primary aims: 1) to evaluate, jointly and independently among patients deemed at higher risk vs. lower risk for disability accumulation, whether an "early aggressive" therapy approach, versus starting with a traditional, first-line therapy, influences the intermediate-term risk of disability, and 2) to evaluate if, among patients deemed at lower risk for disability who start on first-line MS therapies but experience breakthrough disease, those who switch to a higher-efficacy versus a new first-line therapy have different intermediate-term risk of disability.

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Peter Sguigna
83433
All
18 Years to 60 Years old
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03500328
STU-2021-0256
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Aged 18-60 years
• Meets 2017 McDonald criteria for relapsing-remitting MS [patients with clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) are not eligible]
• Must be EITHER John Cunningham (JC) virus antibody negative or low positive (index antibody titer <0.9), OR negative for: Hepatitis B and C, tuberculosis
• HIV negative
• No chemotherapy in past year; if patient has prior history of chemotherapy or malignancy, documentation in chart explaining why potential risks of higher-efficacy therapy are justified
Exclusion Criteria:

• Prior treatment with rituximab, ocrelizumab, ofatumumab, alemtuzumab, mitoxantrone or cladribine
• Prior treatment with any other MS DMT for more than 6 months
• Prior treatment with experimental aggressive therapies (e.g., T-cell vaccine, total lymphoid radiation, stem cells)
• Treatment with teriflunomide within past 2 years (even for ≤ 6 months), unless rapid wash out done (i.e., with cholestyramine or activated charcoal)
• Treatment in the past 6 months with any MS DMT
• Prior treatment with any other investigational immune-modulating /suppressing drug for MS not listed above
• Pregnant or breast-feeding
• Women of child-bearing age who are planning or strongly considering conception during the study time frame
Other: Natalizumab, Alemtuzumab, Ocrelizumab, Rituximab, Cladribine, Ofatumumab, Ublituximab-xiiy, Other: Glatiramer acetate, Interferons (intramuscular, subcutaneous, pegylated) Teriflunomide, Fumarates (dimethyl, diroximel, monomethyl) Fingolimod, Siponimod, Ozanimod, Ponesimod
Multiple Sclerosis, Relapsing-Remitting, Brain and Nervous System
UT Southwestern
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Dystonia Genotype-Phenotype Correlation

The purpose of this study is to (1) investigate the effect of known dystonia-causing mutations on brain structure and function, to (2) identify structural brain changes that differ between clinical phenotypes of dystonia, and to (3) collect DNA, detailed family history, and clinical phenotypes from patients with idiopathic dystonia with the goal of identifying new dystonia-related genes. Investigators will be recruiting both healthy control subjects and subjects with any form of dystonia. For this study there will be a maximum of two study visit involving a clinical assessment, collection of medical and family history, task training session, an MRI using the learned tasks, and finally a blood draw for genetic analysis. In total, these visits will take 3-5 hours. If the dystonia subjects receive botulinum toxin injections for treatment, the participants and their matched controls will be asked to come for a second visit.

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Jeffrey Waugh
40638
All
11 Years and over
This study is also accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03428009
STU 122017-069
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General Exclusion (both Dystonia and Control groups):
• Metal in any part of the body (including metal injury to the eye) OR carrying a medical device incompatible with MRI (e.g., metal implants such as surgical clips or pacemakers) OR positive screening per UTSW MRI screening form
• Claustrophobia
• Non-fluent English
• Weight incompatible with MRI safety
• History of head trauma with neurological sequelae, including multiple concussions and/or history of stroke
• Pregnancy
• Serious medical illness or history of serious medical illness, including cancer that was treated with radiation or chemotherapy, heart attack, or a known history of HIV-1 + status
• Subjects with Hepatitis C (by Hepatitis C+ titer)
• Subjects with insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM)
• Severe respiratory compromise
• In the opinion of the investigator, not able to safely participate in this study
Inclusion Criteria:

• Dystonia group Previous diagnosis of dystonia which include but is not limited to:
• cervical dystonia (50 subjects)
• blepharospasm (25 subjects)
• limb dystonia (50 subjects)
• spasmodic dysphonia (25 subjects)
• segmental dystonia
• multi-focal dystonia
• Any childhood-onset dystonia (25 subjects) Age > 11 years
• Control group: No prior dystonia diagnosis (175 subjects) Age > 11 years
Exclusion Criteria:

• Dystonia group Prior history of or concurrent neurological or psychiatric diagnosis - depression and/or anxiety accepted Current use of non-dystonia neuroactive medications
• SSRI/medication for depression and/or anxiety accepted Current use of cervical brace designed for dystonia treatment Prior structural brain injury Control group: History of or current neurological or psychiatric diagnosis - depression and/or anxiety accepted, but must not be in active phase Current use of any neuroactive medication, SSRI/medication for depression and/or anxiety accepted
Other: Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Dystonia, Dystonia, Idiopathic, Dystonia, Primary, Dystonia, Secondary, Dystonia, Familial, Dystonia Disorder, Dystonias, Sporadic, Dystonia, Orofacial, Dystonia Lenticularis, Dystonia, Paroxysmal, Dystonia 6, Dystonia 5, Dystonia 8, Dystonia 9, Dystonia 19, Dystonia 10, Dystonia 11, Dystonia 20, Dystonia 12, Dystonia, Focal, Dystonia of Head, Dystonia, Diurnal
Dystonia, Control, Magnetic Resonance Imagine, Genotype, Phenotype
UT Southwestern; Children’s Health
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A Study of Selpercatinib (LOXO-292) in Participants With Advanced Solid Tumors, RET Fusion-Positive Solid Tumors, and Medullary Thyroid Cancer (LIBRETTO-001) (LIBRETTO-001)

This is an open-label, first-in-human study designed to evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics (PK) and preliminary anti-tumor activity of selpercatinib (also known as LOXO-292) administered orally to participants with advanced solid tumors, including rearranged during transfection (RET)-fusion-positive solid tumors, medullary thyroid cancer (MTC) and other tumors with RET activation.

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Tian Zhang
206021
All
12 Years and over
Phase 1/Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03157128
STU 082018-008
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Inclusion Criteria:
For Phase 1:
• Participants with a locally advanced or metastatic solid tumor that:
• Has progressed on or is intolerant to standard therapy, or
• For which no standard therapy exists, or in the opinion of the Investigator, are not candidates for or would be unlikely to tolerate or derive significant clinical benefit from standard therapy, or
• Decline standard therapy
• Prior multikinase inhibitors (MKIs) with anti-RET activity are allowed
• A RET gene alteration is not required initially. Once adequate PK exposure is achieved, evidence of RET gene alteration in tumor and/or blood is required as identified through molecular assays, as performed for clinical evaluation
• Measurable or non-measurable disease as determined by RECIST 1.1 or RANO as appropriate to tumor type
• Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) score of 0, 1, or 2 or Lansky Performance Score (LPS) greater than or equal to (≥) 40 percent (%) (age less than [<] 16 years) with no sudden deterioration 2 weeks prior to the first dose of study treatment
• Adequate hematologic, hepatic and renal function
• Life expectancy of at least 3 months For Phase 2: As for phase 1 with the following modifications:
• For Cohort 1: Participants must have received prior standard therapy appropriate for their tumor type and stage of disease, or in the opinion of the Investigator, would be unlikely to tolerate or derive clinical benefit from appropriate standard of care therapy
• Cohorts 1 and 2:
• Enrollment will be restricted to participants with evidence of a RET gene alteration in tumor
• At least one measurable lesion as defined by RECIST 1.1 or RANO, as appropriate to tumor type and not previously irradiated
• Cohorts 3 and 4: Enrollment closed
• Cohort 5:
• Cohorts 1-4 without measurable disease
• MCT not meeting the requirements for Cohorts 3 or 4
• MTC syndrome spectrum cancers (e.g., MTC, pheochromocytoma), cancers with neuroendocrine features/differentiation, or poorly differentiated thyroid cancers with other RET alteration/activation may be allowed with prior Sponsor approval
• cfDNA positive for a RET gene alteration not known to be present in a tumor sample
• Cohort 6: Participants who otherwise are eligible for Cohorts 1, 2 or 5 who discontinued another RET inhibitor may be eligible with prior Sponsor approval
• Cohort 7: Participants with a histologically confirmed stage IB-IIIA NSCLC and a RET fusion; determined to be medically operable and tumor deemed resectable by a thoracic surgical oncologist, without prior systemic treatment for NSCLC Key Exclusion Criteria (Phase 1 and Phase 2):
• Phase 2 Cohorts 1 and 2: an additional known oncogenic driver
• Cohorts 3 and 4: Enrollment closed
• Cohorts 1, 2 and 5: prior treatment with a selective RET inhibitor Notes: Participants otherwise eligible for Cohorts 1, 2, and 5 who discontinued another selective RET inhibitor may be eligible for Phase 2 Cohort 6 with prior Sponsor approval
• Investigational agent or anticancer therapy (including chemotherapy, biologic therapy, immunotherapy, anticancer Chinese medicine or other anticancer herbal remedy) within 5 half-lives or 2 weeks (whichever is shorter) prior to planned start of LOXO-292 (selpercatinib). In addition, no concurrent investigational anti-cancer therapy is permitted Note: Potential exception for this exclusion criterion will require a valid scientific justification and approval from the Sponsor
• Major surgery (excluding placement of vascular access) within 2 weeks prior to planned start of LOXO-292 (selpercatinib)
• Radiotherapy with a limited field of radiation for palliation within 1 week of planned start of LOXO-292 (selpercatinib), with the exception of participants receiving radiation to more than 30% of the bone marrow or with a wide field of radiation, which must be completed at least 4 weeks prior to the first dose of study treatment
• Any unresolved toxicities from prior therapy greater than Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE) Grade 1 at the time of starting study treatment with the exception of alopecia and Grade 2, prior platinum-therapy related neuropathy
• Symptomatic primary CNS tumor, metastases, leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, or untreated spinal cord compression. Participants are eligible if neurological symptoms and CNS imaging are stable and steroid dose is stable for 14 days prior to the first dose of LOXO-292 (selpercatinib) and no CNS surgery or radiation has been performed for 28 days, 14 days if stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
• Clinically significant active cardiovascular disease or history of myocardial infarction within 6 months prior to planned start of LOXO-292 (selpercatinib) or prolongation of the QT interval corrected (QTcF) greater than (>) 470 milliseconds (msec)
• Participants with implanted pacemakers may enter the study without meeting QTc criteria due to nonevaluable measurement if it is possible to monitor for QT changes.
• Participants with bundle branch block may be considered for study entry if QTc is appropriate by a formula other than Fridericia's and if it is possible to monitor for QT changes.
• Required treatment with certain strong cytochrome P450 3A4 (CYP3A4) inhibitors or inducers and certain prohibited concomitant medications
• Phase 2 Cohort 7 (neoadjuvant treatment): Participant must not have received prior systemic therapy for NSCLC.
Drug: LOXO-292
Lymphoma, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Colon Cancer, Medullary Thyroid Cancer, Any Solid Tumor, Brain and Nervous System, Eye and Orbit, Anus, Bones and Joints, Breast - Female, Breast - Male, Cervix, Colon, Corpus Uteri, Esophagus, Kidney, Larynx, Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx, Liver, Lung/Thoracic, Melanoma, skin, Other Digestive Organ, Other Endocrine System, Other Female Genital, Other Male Genital, Other Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs, Other Skin, Other Urinary, Ovary, Pancreas, Prostate, Stomach, Thyroid, Urinary Bladder, Hodgkins Lymphoma, Small Intestine, Soft Tissue
LOXO-292, KIF5B-RET, M918T, CCDC6-RET, RET-PTC1, NCOA4-RET, RET-PTC, RET-PTC3, RET-PTC4, PRKAR1A-RET, RET-PTC2, GOLGA5-RET, RET-PTC5, ERC1-RET, KTN1-RET, RET-PTC8, HOOK3-RET, PCM1-RET, TRIM24-RET, RET-PTC6, TRIM27-RET, TRIM33-RET, RET-PTC7, AKAP13-RET, FKBP15-RET, SPECC1L-RET, TBL1XR1-RET, BCR-RET, FGRF1OP-RET, RFG8-RET, RET-PTC9, ACBD5-RET, MYH13-RET, CUX1-RET, KIAA1468-RET, FRMD4A-RET, SQSTM1-RET, AFAP1L2-RET, PPFIBP2-RET, EML4-RET, PARD3-RET, G533C, C609F, C609G, C609R, C609S, C609Y, C611F, C611G, C611S, C611Y, C611W, C618F, C618R, C618S, C620F, C620R, C620S, C630R, C630Y, D631Y, C634F, C634G, C634R, C634S, C634W, C634Y, K666E, E768D, L790F, V804L, V804M, A883F, S891A, R912P, CLIP1-RET, Y806C, RET fusion, RET alteration, RET mutation, RET rearrangement, RET translocation, Neoplasms by Site, Neoplasms, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Lung Neoplasms, Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung, Cancer of Lung, Cancer of the Lung, Lung Cancer, Neoplasms, Lung, Neoplasms, Pulmonary, Pulmonary Cancer, Pulmonary Neoplasms, Respiratory Tract Neoplasms, Lung Diseases, Respiratory Tract Diseases, Carcinoma, Bronchogenic, Bronchial Neoplasms, Medullary Thyroid Cancer, Papillary Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Diseases, Thyroid Neoplasms, Cancer of the Thyroid, Cancer of Thyroid, Neoplasms, Thyroid, Thyroid Ademona, Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Carcinoma, Endocrine System Diseases, Endocrine Gland Neoplasms, Head and Neck Neoplasms, Thoracic Neoplasms, CNS tumor, Primary CNS tumor, Cancer of Colon, Cancer of the Colon, Colon Cancer, Colon Neoplasms, Colonic Cancer, Neoplasms, Colonic, Malignant tumor of Breast, Mammary Cancer, Mammary Carcinoma, Human, Mammary Neoplasm, Human, Neoplasms, Breast, Tumors, Breast, Human Mammary Carcinoma, Malignant Neoplasm of Breast, Breast Carcinoma, Breast Tumors, Cancer of the Breast, Breast Neoplasms, Breast Cancer, RET Inhibitor, MTC, NSCLC, selpercatinib, neo-adjuvant treatment in early stage NSCLC
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Targeted Therapy Directed by Genetic Testing in Treating Pediatric Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Advanced Solid Tumors, Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas, or Histiocytic Disorders (The Pediatric MATCH Screening Trial)

This Pediatric MATCH screening and multi-sub-study phase II trial studies how well treatment that is directed by genetic testing works in pediatric patients with solid tumors, non-Hodgkin lymphomas, or histiocytic disorders that have progressed following at least one line of standard systemic therapy and/or for which no standard treatment exists that has been shown to prolong survival. Genetic tests look at the unique genetic material (genes) of patients' tumor cells. Patients with genetic changes or abnormalities (mutations) may benefit more from treatment which targets their tumor's particular genetic mutation, and may help doctors plan better treatment for patients with solid tumors or non-Hodgkin lymphomas.

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Avanthi Shah
74989
All
12 Months to 21 Years old
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03155620
STU 072017-080
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Inclusion Criteria:

• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR ENROLLMENT ONTO APEC1621SC: Patients must be >= 12 months and =< 21 years of age at the time of study enrollment
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR ENROLLMENT ONTO APEC1621SC: Patients with recurrent or refractory solid tumors, including non-Hodgkin lymphomas, histiocytoses (e.g. langerhans cell histiocytosis [LCH], juvenile xanthogranuloma [JXG], histiocytic sarcoma), and central nervous system (CNS) tumors are eligible; patients must have had histologic verification of malignancy at original diagnosis or relapse except in patients with intrinsic brain stem tumors, optic pathway gliomas, or patients with pineal tumors and elevations of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) or serum tumor markers including alpha-fetoprotein or beta-human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG); in cases where patient enrolls prior to histologic confirmation of recurrent disease, patient is ineligible and should be withdrawn from study if histology fails to confirm recurrence; please note: Patients with Hodgkin lymphoma and plexiform neurofibroma are not eligible
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR ENROLLMENT ONTO APEC1621SC: Tumor Testing Requirement: Tumor sample availability requirement for stage 1 of Pediatric MATCH (patients enrolled from start of study in July 2017 through 12/31/21); Patients must have an formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tumor sample available for MATCH study testing from a biopsy or surgery that was performed at any point after initial tumor recurrence/progression, or be planned to have a procedure to obtain such a sample that is considered to be of potential benefit by the treating clinicians; a tumor sample from a clinically performed diagnostic (pre-treatment) biopsy will be acceptable for enrollment onto Pediatric MATCH only for children with high-grade gliomas of the brainstem (diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas) or thalamus
• Please note: Samples that have been decalcified using standardly utilized acid-based decalcification methods are not generally suitable for MATCH study testing; the nucleic acids will have been degraded in the decalcification process
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR ENROLLMENT ONTO APEC1621SC: Tumor molecular profiling report availability requirement for Stage 2 of Pediatric MATCH (patients enrolled starting 2022): In stage 2 of the study, no tumor samples will be submitted for centralized clinical tumor profiling; instead, a tumor molecular profiling report from a College of American Pathologists (CAP)/ Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments (CLIA)-approved testing laboratory must be submitted for review by the Molecular Review Committee (MRC)
• This molecular profiling must have been performed on a tumor sample that was obtained at any point after initial tumor recurrence/progression and must be accompanied by a pathology report for the same tumor specimen; a molecular profiling report for a diagnostic (pre-treatment) tumor sample will be acceptable for enrollment onto Pediatric MATCH only for children with high-grade gliomas of the brainstem (diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas) or thalamus. In the event that molecular profiling reports are available from multiple timepoints, the most recent report should be prioritized for study submission
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR ENROLLMENT ONTO APEC1621SC: Karnofsky >= 50% for patients > 16 years of age and Lansky >= 50 for patients =< 16 years of age); note: neurologic deficits in patients with central nervous system (CNS) tumors must have been stable for at least 7 days prior to study enrollment; patients who are unable to walk because of paralysis, but who are up in a wheelchair, will be considered ambulatory for the purpose of assessing the performance score
• ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR ENROLLMENT ONTO APEC1621SC: Patients must have radiographically measurable disease; measurable disease based on imaging obtained less than or equal to 56 days prior to enrollment; patients with neuroblastoma who do not have measurable disease but have metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) positive (+) evaluable disease are eligible; measurable disease in patients with CNS involvement is defined as any lesion that is at minimum 10 mm in one dimension on standard magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computed tomography (CT)
• Note: The following do not qualify as measurable disease:
• Malignant fluid collections (e.g., ascites, pleural effusions)
• Bone marrow infiltration except that detected by MIBG scan for neuroblastoma
• Lesions only detected by nuclear medicine studies (e.g., bone, gallium or positron emission tomography [PET] scans) except as noted for neuroblastoma
• Elevated tumor markers in plasma or CSF
• Previously radiated lesions that have not demonstrated clear progression post radiation
• Leptomeningeal lesions that do not meet the measurement requirements for Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST) 1.1
• GENERAL INCLUSION CRITERIA FOR SUBPROTOCOLS: NOTE: patient does not need to meet all subprotocol criteria at time of enrollment onto the APEC1621SC screening protocol, but will need to meet all criteria prior to enrollment on any assigned treatment subprotocol. Patients must be enrolled onto a subprotocol within 2 weeks (14 days) of treatment assignment
• GENERAL INCLUSION CRITERIA FOR SUBPROTOCOLS: Karnofsky >= 50% for patients > 16 years of age and Lansky >= 50 for patients =< 16 years of age); Note: neurologic deficits in patients with CNS tumors must have been stable for at least 7 days prior to study enrollment; patients who are unable to walk because of paralysis, but who are up in a wheelchair, will be considered ambulatory for the purpose of assessing the performance score
• GENERAL INCLUSION CRITERIA FOR SUBPROTOCOLS: At the time of treatment with subprotocol specified therapy, the patients must have radiographically measurable disease; patients with neuroblastoma who do not have measurable disease but have MIBG+ evaluable are eligible; measurable disease in patients with CNS involvement is defined as any lesion that is at minimum 10 mm in one dimension on standard MRI or CT
• Note: The following do not qualify as measurable disease:
• Malignant fluid collections (e.g., ascites, pleural effusions)
• Bone marrow infiltration except that detected by MIBG scan for neuroblastoma
• Lesions only detected by nuclear medicine studies (e.g., bone, gallium or positron emission tomography [PET] scans) except as noted for neuroblastoma
• Elevated tumor markers in plasma or CSF
• Previously radiated lesions that have not demonstrated clear progression post radiation
• Leptomeningeal lesions that do not meet the measurement requirements for RECIST 1.1
• GENERAL INCLUSION CRITERIA FOR SUBPROTOCOLS: At the time of enrollment onto a subprotocol, the following general criteria for initiation of therapy will be required:
• Patients must have fully recovered from the acute toxic effects of all prior anticancer therapy and must meet the following minimum duration from prior anticancer directed therapy prior to enrollment to the subprotocol; if after the required timeframe, the numerical eligibility criteria are met, e.g. blood count criteria, the patient is considered to have recovered adequately
• Cytotoxic chemotherapy or other anticancer agents known to be myelosuppressive: for agents not listed, the duration of this interval must be discussed with the study chair and the study-assigned research coordinator prior to enrollment >= 21 days after the last dose of cytotoxic or myelosuppressive chemotherapy (42 days if prior nitrosourea)
• Anticancer agents not known to be myelosuppressive (e.g. not associated with reduced platelet or absolute neutrophil counts [ANC]): >= 7 days after the last dose of agent; for agents not listed, the duration of this interval must be discussed with the study chair and the study-assigned research coordinator prior to enrollment
• Antibodies: >= 21 days must have elapsed from infusion of last dose of antibody, and toxicity related to prior antibody therapy must be recovered to grade =< 1
• Corticosteroids: If used to modify immune adverse events related to prior therapy, >= 14 days must have elapsed since last dose of corticosteroid
• Hematopoietic growth factors: >= 14 days after the last dose of a long-acting growth factor (e.g. Neulasta) or 7 days for short-acting growth factor; for agents that have known adverse events occurring beyond 7 days after administration, this period must be extended beyond the time during which adverse events are known to occur; the duration of this interval must be discussed with the study chair and the study-assigned research coordinator
• Interleukins, interferons and cytokines (other than hematopoietic growth factors): >= 21 days after the completion of interleukins, interferon or cytokines (other than hematopoietic growth factors)
• Stem cell infusions (with or without total-body irradiation [TBI]):
• Allogeneic (non-autologous) bone marrow or stem cell transplant, or any stem cell infusion including donor lymphocyte infusion (DLI) or boost infusion: >= 84 days after infusion and no evidence of graft versus host disease (GVHD)
• Autologous stem cell infusion including boost infusion: >= 42 days
• Cellular therapy: >= 42 days after the completion of any type of cellular therapy (e.g. modified T cells, natural killer (NK) cells, dendritic cells, etc.)
• X-ray therapy (XRT)/External Beam Irradiation including Protons: >= 14 days after local XRT; >= 150 days after TBI, craniospinal XRT or if radiation to >= 50% of the pelvis; >= 42 days if other substantial bone marrow (BM) radiation; note: radiation may not be delivered to "measurable disease" tumor site(s) being used to follow response to subprotocol treatment
• Radiopharmaceutical therapy (e.g., radiolabeled antibody, 131I-MIBG): >= 42 days after systemically administered radiopharmaceutical therapy
• GENERAL INCLUSION CRITERIA FOR SUBPROTOCOLS: For patients with solid tumors without known bone marrow involvement:
• Peripheral absolute neutrophil count (ANC) >= 1000/mm^3
• Platelet count >= 100,000/mm^3 (transfusion independent, defined as not receiving platelet transfusions for at least 7 days prior to enrollment)
• GENERAL INCLUSION CRITERIA FOR SUBPROTOCOLS: Patients with known bone marrow metastatic disease will be eligible for study provided they meet the blood counts (may receive transfusions provided they are not known to be refractory to red cell or platelet transfusions); these patients will not be evaluable for hematologic toxicity
• GENERAL INCLUSION CRITERIA FOR SUBPROTOCOLS: Creatinine clearance or radioisotope glomerular filtration rate (GFR) >= 70 ml/min/1.73 m^2 or a serum creatinine based on age/gender as follows:
• Age: 1 to < 2 years; maximum serum creatinine (mg/dL): male 0.6; female 0.6
• Age: 2 to < 6 years; maximum serum creatinine (mg/dL): male 0.8; female 0.8
• Age: 6 to < 10 years; maximum serum creatinine (mg/dL): male 1; female 1
• Age: 10 to < 13 years; maximum serum creatinine (mg/dL): male 1.2; female 1.2
• Age: 13 to < 16 years; maximum serum creatinine (mg/dL): male 1.5; female 1.4
• Age: >= 16 years; maximum serum creatinine (mg/dL): male 1.7; female 1.4
• GENERAL INCLUSION CRITERIA FOR SUBPROTOCOLS: Bilirubin (sum of conjugated + unconjugated) =< 1.5 x upper limit of normal (ULN) for age
• GENERAL INCLUSION CRITERIA FOR SUBPROTOCOLS: Serum glutamate pyruvate transaminase (SGPT) (alanine transferase [ALT]) =< 135 U/L (for the purpose of this study, the ULN for SGPT is 45 U/L)
• GENERAL INCLUSION CRITERIA FOR SUBPROTOCOLS: Patients must be able to swallow intact capsules/tablets, unless otherwise specified in the subprotocol to which they are assigned
• GENERAL INCLUSION CRITERIA FOR SUBPROTOCOLS: Agent specific limitations on prior therapy will be included with specific treatment subprotocols
Exclusion Criteria:

• GENERAL EXCLUSION CRITERIA FOR SUBPROTOCOLS: Pregnant or breast-feeding women will not be entered on this study due to risks of fetal and teratogenic adverse events as seen in animal/human studies, or because there is currently no available information regarding human fetal or teratogenic toxicities; pregnancy tests must be obtained in females who are post-menarchal; males or females of reproductive potential may not participate unless they have agreed to use an effective contraceptive method
• GENERAL EXCLUSION CRITERIA FOR SUBPROTOCOLS: Concomitant medications
• Corticosteroids: at the time of consent and enrollment to regimen specific subprotocols, patients receiving corticosteroids who have not been on a stable or decreasing dose of corticosteroid for at least 7 days prior to enrollment to the subprotocol will not be eligible; if used to modify immune adverse events related to prior therapy, >= 14 days must have elapsed since last dose of corticosteroid
• Investigational drugs: patients must meet criteria for prior therapy at the time of consent and enrollment to a subprotocol; other investigational agents may not be administered to patients while they are receiving study drug as part of a subprotocol
• Anticancer agents: patients must meet criteria for prior therapy at the time of consent and enrollment to a subprotocol; other investigational agents may not be administered to patients while they are receiving study drug as part of a subprotocol
• Anti-GVHD agents post-transplant: patients who are receiving cyclosporine, tacrolimus or other agents to prevent graft-versus-host disease post bone marrow transplant are not eligible
• GENERAL EXCLUSION CRITERIA FOR SUBPROTOCOLS: Patients who have an uncontrolled infection are not eligible
• GENERAL EXCLUSION CRITERIA FOR SUBPROTOCOLS: Patients who have had a prior solid organ transplant are not eligible
• GENERAL EXCLUSION CRITERIA FOR SUBPROTOCOLS: Additional agent specific criteria will be included with specific treatment subprotocols
Procedure: Biopsy, Procedure: Biospecimen Collection, Procedure: Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy, Procedure: Bone Scan, Procedure: Computed Tomography, Drug: Ensartinib, Drug: Erdafitinib, Other: Laboratory Biomarker Analysis, Drug: Larotrectinib Sulfate, Procedure: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Procedure: Mutation Carrier Screening, Drug: Olaparib, Drug: Palbociclib, Other: Pharmacological Study, Procedure: Positron Emission Tomography, Procedure: Radionuclide Imaging, Drug: Samotolisib, Drug: Selpercatinib, Drug: Selumetinib Sulfate, Drug: Tazemetostat, Drug: Tipifarnib, Drug: Ulixertinib, Drug: Vemurafenib, Procedure: X-Ray Imaging
Recurrent Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma, Recurrent Neuroblastoma, Malignant Glioma, Recurrent Osteosarcoma, Recurrent Malignant Solid Neoplasm, Advanced Malignant Solid Neoplasm, Recurrent Ewing Sarcoma, Recurrent Hepatoblastoma, Wilms Tumor, Recurrent Glioma, Refractory Malignant Solid Neoplasm, Stage III Soft Tissue Sarcoma AJCC v7, Stage IV Soft Tissue Sarcoma AJCC v7, Histiocytic Sarcoma, Juvenile Xanthogranuloma, Recurrent Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, Recurrent Peripheral Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor, Refractory Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, Refractory Neuroblastoma, Rhabdoid Tumor, Stage III Osteosarcoma AJCC v7, Stage IV Osteosarcoma AJCC v7, Stage IVA Osteosarcoma AJCC v7, Stage IVB Osteosarcoma AJCC v7, Refractory Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Recurrent Medulloblastoma, Recurrent Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Refractory Malignant Germ Cell Tumor, Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, Recurrent Rhabdoid Tumor, Recurrent Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Refractory Medulloblastoma, Refractory Osteosarcoma, Refractory Peripheral Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor, Refractory Rhabdoid Tumor, Recurrent Malignant Germ Cell Tumor, Ann Arbor Stage III Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Ann Arbor Stage IV Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Refractory Ewing Sarcoma, Refractory Glioma, Refractory Hepatoblastoma, Refractory Rhabdomyosarcoma, Recurrent Ependymoma, Refractory Primary Central Nervous System Neoplasm, Recurrent Primary Central Nervous System Neoplasm
Children’s Health
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DExterous Hand Control Through Fascicular Targeting (DEFT) - (Human Subjects)

Our goal is to temporarily implant the following groups for 540 +/- 30 days: 1. Forearm FAST electrodes 1. Five human partial hand amputees (amputated at the level of the hand) with 2 FAST electrodes in the ulnar nerve and 2-5 FAST electrodes in the median nerve. 2. Five human hand and forearm amputees (amputated at the level of the forearm) with 2 FAST electrodes in the ulnar nerve and 2-5 FAST electrodes in the median nerve . 2. Arm FAST electrodes 1. Five human partial hand amputees (amputated at the level of the hand) with 2 FAST electrodes in the ulnar nerve and 2-5 FAST electrodes in the median nerve. 2. Five human hand and forearm amputees (amputated at the level of the forearm) with 2 FAST electrodes in the ulnar nerve and 2-5 FAST electrodes in the median nerve. 3. Five human hand, forearm and arm amputees (amputated at the level of the arm) with 2 FAST electrodes in the ulnar nerve and 2-5 FAST electrodes in the median nerve.

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Jonathan Cheng
98715
All
18 Years to 95 Years old
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02994160
STU 092014-061
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Criteria for Inclusion of Subjects: Hand, forearm and arm amputees:
• Male or female, age 18 and older, of any race or ethnicity
• Able and willing to sign Consent
• Able and willing to participate in all study activities including implantation, testing and explantation of the study device.
• Able to communicate effectively in English without an interpreter After preliminary screening subjects will be assessed for the following inclusion criteria: Overall and phantom pain are well-controlled and not incapacitating Criteria for Exclusion of Subjects:
• If MR neurogram and EMG/NCS study show nerve or muscle dysfunction/injury at a higher level than anticipated based on the appearance of the physical amputation stump, the subject may be excluded from the study due to adverse neuromuscular anatomy which would preclude use of the proposed experimental electrode implants. The radiographs will be used to confirm suitability of the amputation stump configuration. If the bony anatomy of the amputation stump is found to be unsuitable, the patient may be excluded from the study.
• Subjects who have a history of cardiac arrhythmia will be excluded from the study.
Other: Fast electrode
Amputation, Traumatic, Hand, Brain and Nervous System
peripheral nerve, intraneural electrode, hand amputation, forearm amputation
UT Southwestern
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Neuroblastoma Maintenance Therapy Trial (NMTT)

Difluoromethylornithine (DFMO) will be used in an open label, single agent, multicenter, study for patients with neuroblastoma in remission. In this study subjects will receive 730 Days of oral difluoromethylornithine (DFMO) at a dose of 750 mg/m2 ± 250 mg/m2 BID (strata 1, 2, 3, and 4) OR 2500 mg/m2 BID (stratum 1B) on each day of study. This study will focus on the use of DFMO in high risk neuroblastoma patients that are in remission as a strategy to prevent recurrence.

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Tanya Watt
128737
All
1 Year to 30 Years old
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02679144
STU 022016-028
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Inclusion Criteria:

• All patients must have a pathologically confirmed diagnosis of neuroblastoma, < 30.99 years of age and classified as high risk at the time of diagnosis. Exception: patients who are initially diagnosed as non-high-risk neuroblastoma, but later converted (and/or relapsed) to high risk neuroblastoma are also eligible.
• All patients must be in complete remission (CR):
• No evidence of residual disease on scan
• No evidence of disease metastatic to bone marrow.
• Specific Criteria by Stratum: Stratum 1/1B: All patients must have completed standard upfront therapy that replicates treatment which patients who were enrolled on ANBL0032 received, including: intensive induction chemotherapy and (if feasible) resection of primary tumor, followed by: consolidation with high-dose chemotherapy with stem cell transplant and radiotherapy, followed by: immunotherapy with Ch14.18/IL-2/GM-CSF (dinutuximab) and retinoic acid;. All subjects on Stratum 1/B must have also met the following criteria: • A pre-transplant disease status evaluation that met International Neuroblastoma Response Criteria (INRC) for CR (complete response), VGPR (very good partial response), or PR (partial response) for primary site, soft tissue metastases and bone metastases. Patients who meet those criteria must also meet the protocol-specified criteria for bone marrow response prior to transplant as outlined below: No more than 10% tumor involvement (based on total nucleated cellular content) seen on any specimen from a bilateral bone marrow aspirate/biopsy. Stratum 2: Neuroblastoma that is in first complete remission following standard upfront therapy different from that described for Stratum 1. Stratum 3: Neuroblastoma that failed to have a response of at least PR following induction chemotherapy and surgical resection of the primary tumor, but that has achieved CR following additional therapy. Stratum 4: Patients who have achieved a second or subsequent CR following relapse(s).
• Pre-enrollment tumor survey: Prior to enrollment on this study, a determination of mandatory disease staging must be performed:
• Tumor imaging studies including
• Bilateral bone marrow aspirates and biopsy
• This disease assessment is required for eligibility and preferably should be done within 2 weeks prior to enrollment, but must be done within a maximum of 4 weeks before enrollment.
• Timing from prior therapy: Stratum 1/1B: Enrollment no later than 60 days after completion of upfront therapy, (last dose of cis-retinoic acid) with a maximum of 6 cycles of cis-retinoic acid maintenance therapy. Stratum 2, 3 and 4: Enrollment no later than 60 days from last dose of the most recent therapy.
• Patients must have a Lansky or Karnofsky Performance Scale score of > 50% and patients must have a life expectancy of ≥ 2 months.
• All clinical and laboratory studies for organ functions to determine eligibility must be performed within 7 days prior to enrollment unless otherwise indicated below.
• Patients must have adequate organ functions at the time of registration:
• Hematological: Total absolute phagocyte count ≥1000/μL
• Liver: Subjects must have adequate liver function
• Renal: Adequate renal function
• Females of childbearing potential must have a negative pregnancy test. Patients of childbearing potential must agree to use an effective birth control method. Female patients who are lactating must agree to stop breast-feeding.
• Written informed consent in accordance with institutional and FDA (food and drug administration) guidelines must be obtained from all subjects (or patients' legal representative).
Exclusion Criteria:

• BSA (Body Surface Area) of <0.25 m2.
• Investigational Drugs: Subjects who are currently receiving another investigational drug are excluded from participation.
• Anti-cancer Agents: Subjects who are currently receiving other anticancer agents are not eligible. Subjects must have fully recovered from hematological and bone marrow suppression effects of prior chemotherapy.
• Infection: Subjects who have an uncontrolled infection are not eligible until the infection is judged to be well controlled in the opinion of the investigator.
• Subjects who, in the opinion of the investigator, may not be able to comply with the safety monitoring requirements of the study, or in whom compliance is likely to be suboptimal, should be excluded.
Drug: Difluoromethylornithine (DFMO)
Neuroblastoma, Brain and Nervous System
Children’s Health
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Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) Dose-Escalation Study for Brain Metastasis (SRS)

SRS dose escalation for brain metastases in radiation-naïve patients will establish true tolerable doses, which may exceed the current standard doses. This may lead to an improvement in local control, patient survival, and/or quality-of life.

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Robert Timmerman
69821
All
18 Years and over
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02645487
STU 022015-106
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Inclusion Criteria
• Biopsy-proven non-hematopoietic malignancy, except for small cell lung cancer, germ cell cancer, or unknown primary tumor.
• Radiographic evidence by MRI (or by CT scan with CT contrast if ineligible or intolerant of MRI) of brain metastasis. (If patient is unable to tolerate MRI contrast, an MRI without contrast is acceptable if lesions are visible)
• All brain metastases must be outside the brain stem (midbrain, pons and medulla).
• Patient must have 10 or less brain metastases.
• The maximum diameter of any lesion must be less than or equal to 3.0 cm.
• Previous treatment with surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, immunotherapy or any targeted agents are allowed provided that:
• Radiation was not to the brain.
• Surgery to the brain was > 7 days prior to SRS and there remains at least one additional brain metastasis that can be targeted with SRS
• Age ≥ 18 years.
• ECOG Performance Score of 2 or better/Karnofsky Performance Status score of 50-60 or better.
• All men, as well as women of child-bearing potential must agree to use adequate contraception (hormonal or barrier method of birth control; abstinence) prior to study entry and for the duration of study participation. Should a woman become pregnant or suspect she is pregnant while participating in this study, she should inform her treating physician immediately. A female of child-bearing potential is any woman (regardless of sexual orientation, marital status, having undergone a tubal ligation, or remaining celibate by choice) who meets the following criteria:
• Has not undergone a hysterectomy or bilateral oophorectomy; or
• Has not been naturally postmenopausal for at least 12 consecutive months (i.e., has had menses at any time in the preceding 12 consecutive months).
• Ability to understand and the willingness to sign a written informed consent. Exclusion Criteria
• Patients had craniotomy and surgery to the brain within 7 days from the date of SRS.
• Patients with leptomeningeal metastasis. NOTE: For the purposes of exclusion, LMD is a clinical diagnosis, defined as positive CSF cytology and/or equivocal radiologic or clinical evidence of leptomeningeal involvement. Patients with leptomeningeal symptoms in the setting of leptomeningeal enhancement by imaging (MRI) would be considered to have LMD even in the absence of positive CSF cytology, unless a parenchymal lesion can adequately explain the neurologic symptoms and/or signs. In contrast, an asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic patient with mild or nonspecific leptomeningeal enhancement (MRI) would not be considered to have LMD. In that patient, CSF sampling is not required to formally exclude LMD, but can be performed at the investigator's discretion based on level of clinical suspicion.
• Patients with a contraindication to both MRI (with or without contrast) and CT scan (with contrast)
• Patients with life expectancy < 3 months.
• Uncontrolled intercurrent illness including, but not limited to, ongoing or active infection, symptomatic congestive heart failure, unstable angina pectoris, cardiac arrhythmia, or psychiatric illness/social situations that, in the opinion of the investigator, would limit compliance with study requirements.
• Subjects must not be pregnant or nursing at the time of SRS treatment due to the potential for congenital abnormalities and the potential of this regimen to harm nursing infants.
Radiation: Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Brain Neoplasms, Adult, Malignant, Lymphoma, Sarcoma, Multiple Myeloma, Brain and Nervous System, Other, Eye and Orbit, Anklylosing Spondylitis, Anus, Bones and Joints, Breast - Female, Breast - Male, Cardiovascular, Cervix, Colon, Corpus Uteri, Ear, Esophagus, Gall Bladder, Head and Neck, Kidney, Larynx, Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx, Liver, Lung/Thoracic, Melanoma, skin, Nose, Other Digestive Organ, Other Endocrine System, Other Female Genital, Other Male Genital, Other Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs, Other Skin, Other Urinary, Ovary, Pancreas, Prostate, Rectum, Stomach, Throat, Thyroid, Urinary Bladder, Uterine (Endometrial), Vulva, Hodgkins Lymphoma, Lymphoid Leukemia, Small Intestine, Soft Tissue
UT Southwestern; Parkland Health & Hospital System
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Maximum Tolerated Dose, Safety, and Efficacy of Rhenium Nanoliposomes in Recurrent Glioma (ReSPECT)

This is a multi-center, sequential cohort, open-label, volume and dose escalation study of the safety, tolerability, and distribution of 186RNL given by convection enhanced delivery to patients with recurrent or progressive malignant glioma after standard surgical, radiation, and/or chemotherapy treatment. The study uses a modified Fibonacci dose escalation, followed by an expansion at the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) to determine efficacy. The starting absorbed dose is 1mCi in a volume of 0.660mL.

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Toral Patel
55706
All
18 Years and over
Phase 1/Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT01906385
STU-2020-0096
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• At least 18 years of age.
• Ability to understand the purposes and risks of the study and has signed a written informed consent form approved by the investigator's IRB/Ethics Committee.
• Histologically confirmed Grade III/IV recurrent Glioma (following 2021 WHO CNS5 glioma nomenclature, e.g., Astrocytoma, IDH-mutant grade 3 or 4; Glioblastoma, IDH-wildtype grade 4).
• Progression by RANO criteria or other clinically accepted neurooncology evaluation, following standard treatment options with known survival benefit for any recurrence (e.g., surgery, temozolomide, radiation, and tumor treating fields). Patient may be included in study if medically unable or unwilling to follow standard treatment options for any recurrence.
• Patients who receive treatment with antiepileptic medications must have a two-week history of stable dose of antiepileptic without seizures prior to study start (dosing).
• Patients with corticosteroid requirements to control cerebral edema must be maintained at a stable or decreasing dose for a minimum of two weeks without progression of clinical symptoms prior to study start (dosing).
• Patients with Grade III/IV Glioma (following 2021 WHO CNS5 glioma nomenclature, e.g., Astrocytoma, IDH-mutant grade 3 or 4; Glioblastoma, IDH-wildtype grade 4) which falls within the treatment field volume.
• ECOG performance status of 0 to 2; Karnofsky Performance Status ≥ 60.
• Life expectancy of at least 2 months.
• Acceptable liver function:
• Bilirubin ≤ 1.5 times upper limit of normal
• AST (SGOT) and ALT (SGPT) ≤ 3.0 times upper limit of normal (ULN)
• Acceptable renal function: a. Serum creatinine ≤1.5xULN
• Acceptable hematologic status (without hematologic support):
• ANC ≥1000 cells/uL
• Platelet count ≥100,000/uL
• Hemoglobin ≥9.0 g/dL
• All women of childbearing potential must have a negative serum pregnancy test and male and female subjects must agree to use effective means of contraception (for example, surgical sterilization or the use of barrier contraception with either a condom or diaphragm in conjunction with spermicidal gel or an IUD) with their partner from entry into the study through 6 months after the last dose.
Exclusion Criteria:

• The subject has evidence of acute intracranial or intratumoral hemorrhage either by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computerized tomography (CT) scan. Subjects with resolving hemorrhage changes, punctate hemorrhage, or hemosiderin are eligible.
• The subject is unable or contraindicated to undergo MRI scan (e.g., has pacemaker or medically unstable).
• The subject has not recovered to CTCAE v4.0 Grade ≤1 from AEs (except alopecia, anemia, and lymphopenia) due to antineoplastic agents, investigational drugs, or other medications that were administered prior to study.
• The subject is pregnant or breast-feeding.
• The subject has serious intercurrent illness, as determined by the treating physician, which would compromise either patient safety or study outcomes such as:
• hypertension (two or more blood pressure readings performed at screening of >150 mmHg systolic or >100 mmHg diastolic) despite optimal treatment
• active medically significant infection unresponsive to antibiotics (e.g., non- healing wound, ulcer), uncontrolled systemic infection, or bone fracture
• clinically significant cardiac arrhythmias not controlled by appropriate medications
• untreated hypothyroidism
• symptomatic congestive heart failure or unstable angina pectoris within 3 months prior to study drug
• myocardial infarction, stroke, or transient ischemic attack within 6 months prior to study drug
• known active malignancy (other than glioma) except non-melanoma skin cancer or carcinoma in-situ in the cervix unless PI determines it would not impact patient safety or efficacy determinations
• The subject has inherited bleeding diathesis or coagulopathy with the risk of bleeding.
• The subject has received any of the following prior anticancer therapy:
• Prior treatment with Bevacizumab
• Non-standard radiation therapy such as brachytherapy, systemic radioisotope therapy, or intra-operative radiotherapy (IORT) to the target site
• Radiation therapy within 12 weeks of screening
• Systemic therapy (including investigational agents and small-molecule kinase inhibitors) or non-cytotoxic hormonal therapy (e.g., tamoxifen) within 14 days or 5 half-lives, whichever is shorter, prior to study start (dosing)
• Biologic agents (antibodies, immune modulators, vaccines, cytokines) within 21 days prior to study start (dosing)
• Nitrosoureas or mitomycin C within 42 days, or metronomic/protracted low- dose chemotherapy within 14 days, or other cytotoxic chemotherapy within 28 days, prior to study start (dosing)
• Prior treatment with carmustine wafers
• Patients who are currently receiving any other investigational agents and/or who have received an investigational agent in 28 days prior to study start (dosing)
• Multifocal progression or involvement of the leptomeninges.
• Psychiatric illness/social situations that would limit compliance with the study requirements
• Infratentorial disease
• The subject has a tumor located within 1-2 cm of a ventricle AND it is determined by the surgeon, PI, and sponsor to be a risk for drug extravasation to the subarachnoid space if given catheter placement and drug administration.
• Phase 2 only: The subject should have a tumor volume of ≤20 cm3 to be included in the Phase 2 portion of the study. Subjects with tumor volumes of greater than 20 cm3 are excluded from the Phase 2 portion of the study.
Drug: Rhenium Liposome Treatment
Glioma, Brain and Nervous System
Glioma, Brain Tumor, Radiotherapy, Glioblastoma, Recurrent Glioblastoma, Rhenium, Rhenium Nanoliposome, Brain Cancer, GBM, High Grade Glioma, Glioblastoma Multiform, Grade IV Astrocytoma
UT Southwestern
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Radiation Therapy With Concomitant and Adjuvant Temozolomide Versus Radiation Therapy With Adjuvant PCV Chemotherapy in Patients With Anaplastic Glioma or Low Grade Glioma

Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays to kill tumor cells. Drugs used in chemotherapy, such as temozolomide, work in different ways to stop the growth of tumor cells, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from dividing. It is not yet known whether giving radiation with concomitant and adjuvant temozolomide versus radiation with adjuvant PCV is more effective in treating anaplastic glioma or low grade glioma.

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Michael Youssef
200728
All
18 Years and over
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT00887146
STU 052013-059
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Pre-Registration
Inclusion Criteria:

• United States (US) and Canadian sites: * This review is mandatory prior to registration to confirm eligibility; patients must be willing to submit tissue samples for mandatory central pathology review submission; it should be initiated as soon after surgery as possible
• Tissue must have been determined to have local 1p/9q co-deletion and IDH mutation prior to submission for central path review
• Tumor tissue must show co-deletion of chromosomes 1p and 19q; for eligibility, the 1p/19q analysis results will be accepted from the local site, as determined by either a locally available or reference laboratory (for US, must be Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act [CLIA] certified); acceptable methods for determination of 1p/19q loss include fluorescent in-situ hybridization (FISH), by genomic sequencing or methylomic analyses; US and Canadian sites must send a copy of the official report to the pathology coordinator and quality assurance specialist (QAS)
• Tumor must also show evidence of IDH mutation by immunohistochemistry or genomic analyses; this should be performed at the local site (US: performed in a CLIA certified laboratory); the site must send a copy of the official report to the pathology coordinator and QAS Registration
Inclusion Criteria:

• Newly diagnosed and =< 3 months from surgical diagnosis; patients are also eligible if they have had a prior surgical procedure > 3 months earlier for low grade glioma, as long as the patient has not received prior radiation or prior chemotherapy
• Histological evidence of World Health Organization (WHO) grade III anaplastic glioma or WHO grade II low grade glioma with locally diagnosed combined 1p/19q loss and the presence of an either IDH1 or IDH2, both as established by a local or referenced laboratory qualified for the study * Note: mixed gliomas are eligible, regardless of the degree of astrocytic or oligodendrocytic predominance, as long as the tumor is also co-deleted for 1p and 19q
• Patients with codeleted low grade gliomas must also be considered "high risk" by exhibiting one or more of the following characteristics:
• Age >= 40 and any surgical therapy
• Age < 40 with prior and subtotal resection or biopsy (i.e., anything less than gross total resection)
• Documented growth following prior surgery (NOTE: patients with prior surgery cannot have received prior radiation, chemotherapy or targeted therapy)
• Intractable seizures
• Surgery (partial or gross total resection or biopsy) must be performed >= 2 weeks prior to registration; patient must have recovered adequately from the effects of surgery
• Absolute neutrophil count (ANC) >= 1,500/mm^3 obtained =< 21 days prior to registration
• Platelet (PLTs) count >= 100,000/mm^3 obtained =< 21 days prior to registration
• Hemoglobin (Hgb) > 9.0 g/dL obtained =< 21 days prior to registration
• Total bilirubin =< 1.5 x institutional upper limit of normal (ULN) obtained =< 21 days prior to registration
• Serum glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (SGOT) (aspartate aminotransferase [AST]) =< 3 x ULN obtained =< 21 days prior to registration
• Creatinine =< 1.5 x ULN obtained =< 21 days prior to registration
• Negative serum or urine pregnancy test done =< 7 days prior to registration, for women of childbearing potential only
• Willingness and ability to personally complete neurocognitive testing (without assistance) and willingness to complete the QOL testing, (either personally or with assistance)
• Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status (PS) of 0, 1 or 2
• Written informed consent
• Willingness to return to enrolling institution for follow-up during the active monitoring phase (that is, the active treatment and observation portion) of the study); patients who have been formally transferred to another active and approved site participating in this study would not need to return to the enrolling institution for this purpose
• Willingness to allow the provision of tissue samples for correlative research, as long as adequate tissues are available; patients will not be excluded from participation in the study, if they are willing to allow provision of tissues for the correlative research, but there are insufficient quantities of tissue for the correlative analyses (e.g., a patient otherwise eligible and willing who had biopsy only) Willingness to allow the provision of blood samples for correlative research; patients are not excluded from participation in the study, if they are willing to provide the mandatory biospecimens for translational/correlative research, but for logistical reasons the specimens(s) were not obtainable or if the volume collected was insufficient Registration
Exclusion Criteria:

• The following categories are ineligible:
• Pregnant women
• Nursing women
• Men or women of childbearing potential who are unwilling to employ adequate contraception or contraceptive method during this study and 6 months following the completion of chemotherapy treatments
• History of prior radiation therapy or chemotherapy for glioma; note: patients who have a history of prior low grade glioma (with or without a distant history of prior surgery for that glioma), but who have never received prior chemotherapy or radiation therapy for the glioma are eligible for the study
• Co-morbid systemic illnesses or other severe concurrent disease which, in the judgment of the investigator, would make the patient inappropriate for entry into this study or interfere significantly with the proper assessment of safety and toxicity of the prescribed regimens
• Concomitant serious immunocompromised status (other than that related to concomitant steroids) that would compromise the safety of the patient on the study
• Patients known to be human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive and currently receiving retroviral therapy are not eligible; note: patients known to be HIV positive, but without clinical evidence of an immunocompromised state, are eligible for the study
• Uncontrolled intercurrent illness including, but not limited to, ongoing or active infection, symptomatic congestive heart failure, unstable angina pectoris, cardiac arrhythmia, or psychiatric illness/social situations that would limit compliance with study requirements
• Receiving any other investigational agent that would be considered as a treatment for the primary neoplasm
• Other active malignancy within 5 years of registration; exceptions: non-melanotic skin cancer or carcinoma-in-situ of the cervix; note: if there is a history of prior malignancy, the patient is not eligible if they are receiving other specific treatment (with the exclusion of hormonal therapy or Her-2 inhibitors) for their cancer or if they have received prior total body irradiation which included the brain
• History of myocardial infarction =< 6 months, or congestive heart failure requiring use of ongoing maintenance therapy for life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias
• Recent history of hepatitis infection or if the treating physician determined that the patient would be at significant risk of reactivation of hepatitis
Drug: concomitant temozolomide (TMZ), Radiation: radiotherapy, Drug: procarbazine, Drug: adjuvant temozolomide (TMZ), Drug: CCNU, Drug: vincristine
Brain and Central Nervous System Tumors
adult anaplastic astrocytoma, adult anaplastic oligodendroglioma, adult mixed glioma
UT Southwestern; Parkland Health & Hospital System
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Phase 1 Dose-escalating Study of MM-398 (Irinotecan Sucrosofate Liposome Injection) Plus Intravenous Cyclophosphamide in Recurrent or Refractory Pediatric Solid Tumors

This is a Phase 1 study of the combination of two drugs: MM-398 and Cyclophosphamide. The goal is to find the highest dose of MM-398 that can be given safely when it is used together with the chemotherapy drug Cyclophosphamide.

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Patrick Leavey
35610
All
12 Months to 20 Years old
Phase 1
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02013336
STU 092013-007
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• Histologically or cytologically-confirmed Ewing sarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, neuroblastoma, or osteosarcoma
• Disease progression after prior therapy in locally advanced or metastatic setting
• Measurable or evaluable disease based on the Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST v1.1) criteria
• Age 12 months to <21 years
• Adequate bone marrow reserves, hepatic function, and renal function
• Recovered from effects of any prior surgery or cancer therapy
• Patients 18 years or older will provide written consent. A parent or legal guardian of a patient <18 years of age will provide informed consent and patients 11 to 18 years of age will provide written assent or as per participating institutional policy.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Clinically significant gastrointestinal disorders
• NYHA Class III or IV congestive heart failure, ventricular arrhythmias or uncontrolled blood pressure
• Active infection or unexplained fever
• Known hypersensitivity to any of the components of MM-398 or other liposomal products
• Recent Investigational therapy
• Pregnant or breast feeding; females of child-bearing potential must test negative for pregnancy at the time of enrollment
Drug: MM-398 (Irinotecan Sucrosofate Liposome Injection) plus cyclophosphamide
Neuroblastoma, Sarcoma, Ewing Sarcoma, Mycosis Fungoides, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Osteosarcoma, Recurrent or Refractory Solid Tumors, Brain and Nervous System, Eye and Orbit, Anus, Bones and Joints, Breast - Female, Breast - Male, Cervix, Colon, Corpus Uteri, Ear, Esophagus, Gall Bladder, Head and Neck, Kidney, Larynx, Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx, Liver, Lung/Thoracic, Melanoma, skin, Nose, Other Digestive Organ, Other Endocrine System, Other Female Genital, Other Male Genital, Other Respiratory and Intrathoracic Organs, Other Skin, Other Urinary, Ovary, Pancreas, Prostate, Rectum, Stomach, Throat, Thyroid, Urinary Bladder, Uterine (Endometrial), Vulva, Hodgkins Lymphoma, Kaposis sarcoma, Other Hematopoietic, Small Intestine, Soft Tissue
pediatric, MM-398, cyclophosphamide, irinotecan
Children’s Health
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A Study of Therapeutic Iobenguane (131-I) and Vorinostat for Recurrent or Progressive High-Risk Neuroblastoma Subjects (OPTIMUM)

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of 131I-MIBG in combination with Vorinostat in patients with Recurrent or Progressive neuroblastoma

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Tanya Watt
128737
All
1 Year and over
Phase 2
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03561259
STU 042016-029
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• Subjects with a diagnosis of iobenguane avid, high-risk neuroblastoma based on Revised INRC criteria at the time of study enrollment with recurrent or progressive disease at any time prior to enrollment, regardless of overall response to frontline therapy, where frontline therapy includes a minimum of 4 cycles of induction therapy at any time prior to enrollment.
• May have had prior 131I-MIBG therapy, provided:
• It has been at least 6 months from the date of last 131I-MIBG ;
• Response was other than progressive disease on first restaging after 131I-MIBG ;
• Prior 131I-MIBG was given as monotherapy and not in combination with systemic anticancer agents;
• Cumulative lifetime dose of 131I-MIBG at enrollment does not exceed 18 mCi/kg.
• All soft tissue lesions identified on CT/MRI scans must be iobenguane avid lesions on an (123I)-iobenguane scan, or
• any progressive non-iobenguane avid lesion is proven by biopsy to be a non-neuroblastoma lesion.
• any other non-avid lesion is comprised of a fibrotic or scarred mass as shown by routine imaging and confirmed by the investigator.
• Adequate cryopreserved autologous peripheral blood stem cells or bone marrow (at least 2 aliquots of 2.0 × 10exp6 CD34/kg at the time of study enrollment).
• If a male, must agree to use an adequate contraception method as deemed appropriate by the Investigator (e.g., vasectomy, condoms) or partner using effective contraception and to not donate sperm during the study and for 90 days after receiving the last dose of study drug.
• If a female of childbearing potential, have a negative serum pregnancy test result prior to each dosing and, if sexually active, be practicing an effective method of birth control [e.g., intrauterine device, double-barrier method (i.e., diaphragm, or a cervical cap) with intravaginal spermicidal foam, cream or gel], or male partner sterilization throughout the study.
• Age at study entry ≥1 year.
• Previous platelet transfusions are permitted, as long as the subject has a platelet count ≥50,000/μL without transfusion support for at least 1 week.
• Subjects must have a minimum pulse oximetry measurement of at least 94% at baseline.
• An absolute neutrophil count ≥750/μL without growth factor for 5 days.
• Liver function parameter results: total bilirubin ≤2 × upper limit of normal for age, and Serum alanine aminotransferase (glutamic-pyruvic transaminase) and serum aspartate aminotransferase (glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase) ≤ 10 times the upper limit of normal (for all sites, the upper limit of normal for alanine aminotransferase is defined as 45 U/L).
• Normal thyroid function as measured by T4 or TSH or have abnormal results that are not considered clinically important by the Investigator or may be receiving levothyroxine.
• Cardiac Function: shortening fraction of ≥ 27% by echocardiogram or ejection fraction ≥ 50% documented by echocardiogram or radionuclide angiogram within 1 month prior to Visit 1 (Baseline).
• Karnofsky Performance Status (for subjects >16 years of age) or the Lansky Performance Status Performance Status (for subjects 1 to 16 years of age) ≥50%.
• Full recovery from the toxic effects of any prior therapy.
• Coagulation Function:
• International Normalized Ratio (INR) < 1.5
• Partial thromboplastin time (PTT) < 1.5 times upper limit of normal.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Subjects within 5 half-lives after any antibody-based immunotherapy, or have not recovered from effects of any biologic therapy.
• Subjects <12 weeks after myeloablative therapy with autologous stem cell transplant.
• Subjects who have had an allogeneic stem cell treatment less than 4 months from Visit 1 are excluded. Those who have received allogeneic stem cell treatment more than 4 months from Visit 1 must have recovered and have no active graft versus host disease (GVHD) to be eligible.
• Subjects must not have received radiation for a minimum of 2 weeks prior to study enrollment. Subjects whose only site(s) of disease have been radiated are eligible as long as the subject has MIBG avidity 2 weeks after completion of radiation. A minimum of 12 weeks prior to study enrollment is required following prior large field radiation therapy (ie, craniospinal, whole abdominal, total lung, > 50% marrow space)
• History of total body irradiation.
• Subjects do not have adequate renal function defined as GFR ≥ 70 mL/min/1.73 m2 either by creatinine clearance or radioisotope direct measurement or by calculation with the Schwartz formula
• Subjects who are on hemodialysis.
• Pregnancy or breastfeeding.
• Significant active infections including active hepatitis B, or hepatitis C infection, or known infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) (testing for HIV is not required prior to study entry).
• Clinically important cardiac, pulmonary, and hepatic impairment.
• Vorinostat treatment exclusion criteria (subjects, who meet any one of these criteria and otherwise meet eligibility criteria, are still eligible for 131I-MIBG monotherapy)
• Since valproic acid has HDAC inhibitory activity, patients must not have received valproic acid within 30 days of study entry.
• Since vorinostat may prolong the QT interval, patients must not be receiving other medications known to prolong the QT interval at the time of study entry . Pentamidine must not have been received within 1 week of study enrollment.
• Patients with a history of deep venous thrombosis that was not associated with the presence of a central venous catheter.
• Patients who are receiving Coumadin.
Drug: 131I-MIBG, Drug: 131-MIBG + Vorinostat
Neuroblastoma, Neoplasms, Neuroectodermal Tumors, Brain and Nervous System
Iobenguane Avid High-risk Neuroblastoma, 3-Iodobenzylguanidine, Radiopharmaceutical
Children’s Health
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LCH-IV, International Collaborative Treatment Protocol for Children and Adolescents With Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

The LCH-IV is an international, multicenter, prospective clinical study for pediatric Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis LCH (age < 18 years).

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Erin Butler
104034
All
up to 18 Years old
Phase 2/Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT02205762
STU-2018-0071
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Stratum I
• Patients must be less than 18 years of age at the time of diagnosis.
• Patients must have histological verification of the diagnosis of Langerhans cell histiocytosis according to the criteria described in Section 6.1
• Signed informed consent form
• Stratum II
• Patients of Stratum I who have:
• Progressive disease (AD worse) in non-risk organs after 6 weeks (Initial Course
• AD intermediate or worse in non-risk organs or AD better in risk organs after 12 weeks (Initial Course 2)
• Disease progression (AD worse) in non-risk organs at any time during continuation treatment
• Active disease at the end of Stratum I treatment
• Disease reactivation in non-risk organs at any time after completion of Stratum I treatment
• Stratum III
• Patients from Stratum I who fulfill the following criteria:
• AD worse in risk organs after week 6 (after Initial Course 1), or AD worse or AD intermediate in risk organs after week 12 (after Initial Course 2).
• Presence of unequivocally severe organ dysfunction at the above mentioned evaluation points (hematological dysfunction, liver dysfunction, or both of them) as
• Hb <70 g/L (<7.0 g/dl) and/or transfusion dependency
• PLT <20 x109/L (20,000/μL) and/or transfusion dependency (both criteria have to be fulfilled) AND/OR
• Liver dysfunction (or digestive involvement with protein loss)
• Total protein <55 g/L or substitution dependency
• Albumin <25 g/L or substitution dependency (at least one of the two criteria to be fulfilled)
• Stratum IV
• Patients from Stratum I or Stratum III who fulfill the following criteria:
• AD worse in risk organs after week 6 (after Initial Course 1), or AD worse or AD intermediate in risk organs after week 12 (after Initial Course 2) of Stratum I OR
• AD worse after the 2nd and 3rd 2-CdA/Ara-C course, and those AD worse or AD intermediate after the 4th 2-CdA/Ara-C course of Stratum III AND
• Presence of unequivocally severe organ dysfunction at the above mentioned evaluation points (hematological dysfunction, liver dysfunction, or both of them) as defined in Table XI (see Section 10.3.1).
• Informed consent: All patients or their legal guardians (if the patient is <18 years of age) must sign an Ethics or institutional Review Board approved consent form indicating their awareness of the investigational nature and the risks of this study. When appropriate, younger patients will be included in all discussions in order to obtain assent.
• Adequate organ function: Patients should have adequate hepatic, renal, cardiac and pulmonary function to undergo reduced intensity HCT based upon local institutional guidelines, or at a minimum meet requirements noted in eligibility checklist Appendix A-VIII_1. However, significant hepatic and pulmonary dysfunction, if secondary to underlying LCH disease activity, will not exclude patients from protocol enrollment and should be discussed with the National PI Coordinator and the Coordinating Principal Investigator.
• Stratum V
• All patients with verified diagnosis of LCH and MRI findings consistent with ND-CNSLCH irrespective of previous treatments (also those not registered to other Strata ofLCH-IV).
• Patients with isolated tumorous CNS-LCH (including isolated DI with mass lesion in the hypothalamus-pituitary axis). In patients with already established diagnosis of LCH and radiologic finding of CNS lesions compatible with LCH, a biopsy of the lesion is not obligatory. In all other cases a biopsy of the lesion is needed for inclusion into the study
• Stratum VI -- Patients with newly diagnosed SS-LCH and localization other than "multifocal bone",isolated tumorous CNS lesion, or isolated "CNS-risk" lesion.
• Stratum VII -- All patients registered in LCH IV (regardless of treatment) as long as consent for longterm follow-up has not been withheld.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Stratum I
• Pregnancy (patients of child-bearing age must be appropriately tested before chemotherapy)
• LCH-related permanent consequences (e.g. vertebra plana, sclerosing cholangitis, lung fibrosis, etc.) in the absence of active disease
• Prior systemic therapy
• Stratum II
• Patients with progressive disease in risk organs
• Permanent consequences (e.g. sclerosing cholangitis, lung fibrosis, etc.) without evidence of active LCH in the same organ or in any other locations
• No written consent of the patient or his/her parents or legal guardian
• Stratum III
• The presence of any of the following criteria will exclude the patient from the study:
• Isolated sclerosing cholangitis without evidence of active hepatic LCH as the only evidence of risk organ involvement.
• Inadequate renal function as defined by serum creatinine > 3x normal for age
• Stratum IV
• Pulmonary failure (requiring mechanical ventilation) not due to active LCH.
• Isolated liver sclerosis or pulmonary fibrosis, without active LCH.
• Uncontrolled active life-threatening infection.
• Decreased renal function with a GFR of less than 50ml/1.73m2/min.
• Pregnancy or active breast feeding
• Failure to provide signed informed consent
• Stratum VI
• Patients with SS-LCH who have an isolated tumorous CNS lesion (they are eligible for Stratum V),
• Patients with isolated "CNS-risk" or multifocal bone lesions (they are eligible for Stratum I, Group 2)
Drug: Prednisone, Drug: Vinblastine, Drug: mercaptopurine, Drug: INDOMETHACIN, Drug: Methotrexate, Drug: Cytosine Arabinoside, Drug: 2-chlorodeoxyadenosine, Procedure: hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (RIC-HSCT), Biological: Intravenous immunoglobulin
Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, Brain and Nervous System, Bones and Joints, Liver, Lung/Thoracic, Other Hematopoietic
Langerhans cell histiocytosis
Children’s Health
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Safeguarding the Brain of Our Smallest Infants Phase III (SafeBoosC)

the SafeBoosC-III trial investigates the benefit and harms of treatment based on near-infrared spectroscopy monitoring compared with treatment as usual. The hypothesis is that treatment based on near-infrared spectroscopy monitoring for extremely preterm infants during the first 72 hours of life will result in a reduction in severe brain injury or death at 36 weeks postmenstrual age.

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Lina Chalak
35027
All
up to 6 Hours old
N/A
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT03770741
STU-2019-1707
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Infants born with postmenstrual age less than 28 weeks
• Signed informed consent, unless the NICU has chosen to use 'opt-out' or deferred consent as consent method.
Exclusion Criteria:

• Missing written parental informed consent (if the 'opt-out' method is used for consent, lack of a record that the clinical staff have explained the trial and the 'opt-out' consent process to parents and/or a record in the infant's clinical file of parents' decision to opt-out, are exclusion criteria)
• Decision not to conduct full life support
• No possibility to place cerebral NIRS oximeter within six hours after birth
Other: Modify cardio-respiratory support to avoid cerebral hypoxia, Other: Treatment as usual
Brain Injuries, Infant, Extremely Premature, Death, Brain, Death, Neonatal
Near-infrared spectroscopy, NIRS, Cerebral oximetry, Extremely preterm, Brain injury, Mortality, Treatment guideline
Children’s Health; Parkland Health & Hospital System
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AHEAD 3-45 Study: A Study to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of Treatment With Lecanemab in Participants With Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease and Elevated Amyloid and Also in Participants With Early Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease and Intermediate Amyloid

The primary purpose of this study is to determine whether treatment with lecanemab is superior to placebo on change from baseline of the Preclinical Alzheimer Cognitive Composite 5 (PACC5) at 216 weeks of treatment (A45 Trial) and to determine whether treatment with lecanemab is superior to placebo in reducing brain amyloid accumulation as measured by amyloid positron emission tomography (PET) at 216 weeks of treatment (A3 Trial).

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Brendan Kelley
173025
All
55 Years to 80 Years old
Phase 3
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT04468659
STU-2020-0348
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Inclusion criteria: Participants must meet all of the following criteria to be included in this study:
• Male or female, age 55 to 80 years inclusive at the time of informed consent • Those 55 to 64 must have 1 of the following additional risk factors, given the relatively low rates of amyloid positivity less than (<) 65 years:
• First degree relative diagnosed with dementia onset before age 75, or
• Known to possess at least 1 apolipoprotein E4 variant (APOE4) allele, or
• Known before screening to have elevated brain amyloid according to previous PET or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) testing. Individuals with historical amyloid PET scans with intermediate brain amyloid (example, from preclinical Alzheimer's disease (AD) studies such as A4 or EARLY) are eligible to be screened, provided the participant did not participate in any clinical studies involving anti-amyloid therapies subsequent to the PET assessment
• Global Clinical Dementia Rating (CDR) score of 0 at screening
• Mini Mental State Examination score greater than or equal to (>=) 27 (with educational adjustments) at screening
• Wechsler Memory Scale-Revised Logical Memory subscale II (WMS-R LM II) score at screening of >=6
• A45 Trial: Elevated brain amyloid pathology by amyloid PET: defined as approximately greater than (>) 40 Centiloids on screening scan A3 Trial: Intermediate levels of brain amyloid pathology by amyloid PET: defined as approximately 20 to 40 Centiloids on screening scan
• Has a study partner that is willing to participate as a source of information and has approximately weekly contact with the participant (contact can be in-person, via telephone or electronic communication). The study partner must have sufficient contact such that the investigator feels the study partner can provide meaningful information about the participant's daily function
• Provide written (or electronic, if allowed per country-specific regulations) informed consent
• Willing and able to comply with all aspects of the protocol Exclusion criteria: Participants who meet any of the following criteria will be excluded from this study:
• Females who are breastfeeding or pregnant at screening or baseline
• Females of childbearing potential who: • Within 28 days before study entry, did not use a highly effective method of contraception For sites outside of the European union (EU), it is permissible that if a highly effective method of contraception is not appropriate or acceptable to the participant, then the participant must agree to use a medically acceptable method of contraception
• History of transient ischemic attacks (TIA), stroke, or seizures within 12 months of screening
• Current or history within the past 2 years of psychiatric diagnosis or symptoms that, in the opinion of the investigator, could interfere with study procedures
• Contraindications to 3 Tesla magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanning, including cardiac pacemaker/defibrillator, ferromagnetic metal implants (example, in-skull and cardiac devices other than those approved as safe for use in MRI scanners), or exhibit other significant pathological findings on brain MRI at Screening
• Hypersensitivity to any monoclonal antibody treatment
• Any immunological disease which is not adequately controlled, or which requires treatment with immunoglobulins, systemic monoclonal antibodies (or derivatives of monoclonal antibodies), systemic immunosuppressants, or plasmapheresis during the study
• Bleeding disorder that is not under adequate control (including a platelet count <50,000 or international normalized ratio [INR] >1.5) at screening
• Results of laboratory tests conducted during screening that are outside the following limits:
• Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) above normal range
• Abnormally low (below lower limit of normal [LLN]) serum vitamin B12 levels for the testing laboratory (if participant is taking vitamin B12 injections, level should be at or above the LLN for the testing laboratory). A low vitamin B12 is exclusionary, unless the required follow-up labs (homocysteine and methylmalonic acid [MMA]) indicate that it is not physiologically significant
• Known to be human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive
• Any other clinically significant abnormalities that in the opinion of the investigator require further investigation or treatment or may interfere with study procedures or safety
• Malignant neoplasms within 3 years of screening (except for basal or squamous cell carcinoma in situ of the skin, or localized prostate cancer in male participants with treatment cycles completed at least 6 months before screening). Participants who had malignant neoplasms but who have had at least 3 years of documented uninterrupted remission before screening need not be excluded
• Answer "yes" to Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS) suicidal ideation Type 4 or 5, or any suicidal behavior assessment within 6 months before screening, at screening, or at baseline, or has been hospitalized or treated for suicidal behavior in the past 5 years before screening
• Known or suspected history of drug or alcohol abuse or dependence within 2 years before screening or a positive urine drug test at screening. Participants who test positive for benzodiazepines, opioids, or tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in urine drug testing need not be excluded unless in the clinical opinion of the investigator this is due to potential drug abuse
• Taking prohibited medications
• Participation in a clinical study involving:
• Any anti-amyloid immunotherapy (example, therapeutic monoclonal antibody or active anti-amyloid vaccine) at any time, unless it can be documented that the participant was randomized to placebo or never received study drug
• Any immunoglobulin therapy, or vaccine within 6 months before Screening, unless it can be documented that the participant was randomized to placebo or never received study drug
• Lecanemab
• Any new chemical entities or investigational drug for AD within 6 months before screening unless it can be documented that the participant received only placebo
• Any other investigational medication or device study in the 8 weeks or 5 half-lives (whichever is longer) of the medication before randomization unless it can be documented that the participant was in a placebo treatment arm
• Planned surgery during the prerandomization phase or within 3 months of randomization, which requires general anesthesia
Drug: Lecanemab, Drug: Placebo
Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease, Brain and Nervous System, Early Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease
BAN2401, Preclinical Alzheimer's disease, Elevated amyloid, Early preclinical Alzheimer's disease, Intermediate amyloid, A45 Trial, A3 Trial, AHEAD 3-45, Lecanemab
UT Southwestern
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Natural History Study of and Genetic Modifiers in Spinocerebellar Ataxias

Spinocerebellar ataxias (SCA) are genetic neurological diseases that cause imbalance, poor coordination, and speech difficulties. There are different kinds of SCA and this study will focus on types 1, 2,3, and 6 (SCA 1, SCA 2, SCA 3 , also known as Machado-Joseph disease and SCA 6). The diseases are rare, slowly progressive, cause increasingly severe neurological difficulties and are variable across and within genotypes. The purpose of this research study is to bring together a group of experts in the field of SCA for the purpose of learning more about the disease. The research questions are: 1. How does your disease progress over time? 2. What are the best ways to measure the progression? 3. Do some genes, other than the gene that is abnormal in your disease, have any effect on the way the disease behaves? This is a nationwide study and we expect that 800 patients will participate all over the USA. The participants will be in the study for an indeterminate period of time. Study visits will be done every 6 or 12 months depending on the participating site.

Call 214-648-5005
studyfinder@utsouthwestern.edu, jan.cameronwatts@utsouthwestern.edu

Vikram Shakkottai
174588
All
6 Years and over
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
NCT01060371
STU-2021-0569
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Inclusion Criteria:

• Presence of symptomatic ataxic disease
• Definite molecular diagnosis of SCA 1, 2,3,or 6 either in the subject or another affected family member
• Willingness to participate in the study and ability to give informed consent.
• Age 6 years and above
Exclusion Criteria:

• Known recessive, X-linked and mitochondrial ataxias
• Exclusion of SCA 1, 2, 3 and 6 by previous DNA testing,
• A lack of willingness to participate in the study
Genetic: All Participants
Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 1, Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 2, Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 3, Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 6
Spinocerebellar Ataxia, Natural History, Genetic Modifiers, DNA testing
UT Southwestern
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